BTEC First C BTEC First Certificate Media by warwar123



                     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?
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.
What sort of activities will I be doing in        What will the final exam be like?
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,
record and produce videos a sound
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*
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
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.                   and look at BTEC first Media

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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