. BTEC: First Certificate Media Examination Board: EDEXCEL What will I be studying? What sort of coursework will I have to do, how will the coursework influence my final You will be studying modules on Research for mark? production, media production, video and production You will be doing regular assignments, with a exploring and creating advertisements. imum module minimum of two in each module. These could be Practical tasks will be centred on video and written, in presentation form, on Powerpoint or sound production and research tasks will focus whatever format you feel best shows off your on the media industry. work. Coursework accounts for 100% of the final mark. ities What sort of activities will I be doing in What will the final exam be like? class? You will be covering a range of skills to allow There is no final exam. Final grade as based on learning and developing in both practical and coursework assessments. theory lessons. These will involve presentations/speaking to groups. Discussions/interviews on topics. Written assignments. Using ICT to research, and record and produce videos a sound productions. Do I need special skills? ualifications What qualifications will I achieve? Good organisation and research skills Media Level 2 BTEC First Certificate in Media. Ability to work in a group his A*-C -This is equivalent to two GCSE’s at grades A* n An interest in a career in the media industry. How will I be assessed? What else do I need to know? You will receive a maximum of 18 points for You will receive 3 hours of tuition each week. each module. whe There may be occasions when recording is being You will need to achieve a minimum of 18 points done that longer, after school sessions may be pass over the three modules to achieve a pass. required. Assessment is on going with written feedback, written observations and filmed interview. What sort of homework will I be expected information Who can I speak to for further information? to do? You will be expected to complete homework on You can speak to Mr Gair if you are interested in a regular basis. applying for this course. In addition, at least twice a strand, an assignment will be set to be completed over a Or for further information you could go to longer period of time. www.edexcel.org.uk and look at BTEC first Media meet? What deadlines will I need to meet What can this course lead to in the future? You will need to submit all homework and This course will develop some of the skills needed assignments by the deadline set. Therefore for a job in the media industry. Or you could go organisation and timekeeping are essential urther le on to further study at AS/A2 level in Media or skills. BTEC Nationals.
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