GCSE (9-1) Media Studies
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Summer 2019 Non-Exam Assessment Tasks
The Non-Examination Tasks for GCSE Media Studies for assessment in 2019 are now available on the Secure Website under Resources > Non-Exam Assessment Tasks. If you cannot see these menu options you will need to ask your exams officer for additional permissions.
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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.
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.
Training Courses for Teachers
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- Guidance for Teaching
- Online Exam Review
- Advertising and Marketing
- Film Trailers and Posters
- Component 2, Section A: Sitcom
- [Webinar] A Guide to the Specification
- Factsheets: Set Products for Component 1
- GCSE Media: News resources
- Image Analysis & Exploring Media Texts
- Crime Drama
- Television News and News Websites
- Component 2 Section B: Music Resource
- Component 2 Section A: Crime Drama Resource
- Component 2 Section A - Sitcoms
- GCSE Media Studies Course Planner
- GCSE Media Studies Glossary
- Set Products for Component 1 Section A
- BBC Sound Effects
- Eduqas Briefs Directions
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