In A Nutshell The purpose of the exam is to assess your knowledge and understanding of media concepts, contexts and critical debates, through your understanding of one contemporary media issue and your ability to evaluate your own practical work in reflective and theoretical ways.
The examination is two hours.
You will be required to answer two compulsory questions, on your own production work, and one question from a choice of six topic areas.
The unit is marked out of a total of 100, with the two questions on production work marked out of 25 each, and the media theory question marked out of 50.
Section A : Theoretical Evaluation of production
Section B : Contemporary Media Issues (Media and Collective Identity)
During Term 3 we will be learning about the contemporary media issue of COLLECTIVE IDENTITY in preparation for Section B of the exam.
During Term 4 we will be preparing for Section A of the exam in which you will be evaluating your own completed production work.