Sunday, 9 January 2011
A2 G325: Critical Perspectives in Media
The purpose of this unit is to assess candidates’ knowledge and understanding of media concepts, context and critical debates, through their understanding of one contemporary media issue and their ability to evaluate their own practical work in reflective and theoretical ways.
The examination is two hours. Candidates are required to answer two compulsory questions, on their own production work, and one question from a choice of six topic areas. The unit is marked out of 100, with the two questions on production work marked out of 25 each, and the media theory question marked out of 50.
There are two sections to this paper:
Section A: Theoretical Evaluation of Production (50 marks)
Section B: Contemporary Media Issues (50 marks)