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GCSE (9-1) Media Studies

Why choose WJEC Eduqas?

A choice of options for production
A choice of options for the set products/texts
Direct access to Subject specialists
Topics and products/texts chosen to appeal to GCSE students
Creative work which is central to the course

Uniform design across GCSE, AS and A level to allow for coherent progression
Flexibility for teachers to choose relevant and appropriate texts/products
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L Important update: Change to Set Products for Component 2

Eduqas GCSE Media Studies for teaching from 2017 – Change to Set Product for Component 2, Section A: Television

Owing to copyright issues, it has been necessary to change one of the set products for Component 2, Section A: Television, Option 2 – Sitcom.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been removed and replaced with The IT Crowd, Season 4, Episode 2: The Final Countdown (2010). For full details, please see page 16 of the specification. All of the other set products, including the additional set product for Sitcom (Friends), remain unchanged and are as detailed in the specification. We apologises for any inconvenience caused by this change.



GCSE (9-1) Grading

From 2017, reformed GCSEs in England will be graded 9 to 1, find out more about the GCSE 9-1 grading scale

Other Levels AS/A level
Status Accredited
Teaching from 2017
QAN 603/1115/0

Updated Specification (26/07/2017)

Our GCSE (9-1) Media Studies specification has been accredited by Ofqual. The specification is available to teach in schools and colleges in England from September 2017.

Updated SAMs (26/07/2017)

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.

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