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Media Studies

NEW SPEC! WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media Studies

This title will be available from Monday 18 June, 2018.

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Author(s): Hayley Sheard

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

level: GCSE

isbn: 978-1-911208-48-8

subject: Media Studies

Pages: 304



New for June 2018


Written for the new WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Media specification by an experienced examiner for first teaching from September 2017. This visual and engaging resource will help learners develop their knowledge and understanding of key issues and introduce them to a theoretical framework for analysing the media.

Click here to download free sample pages from Chapter 3.




All areas of the new specification are covered and supported by numerous highly-illustrated examples

The theoretical framework underpinning media studies is explored and applied to a range of media forms and products

A dedicated chapter on the Non-Exam Assessment element of the specification provides clear guidance on how students will be assessed

Exam guidance chapter introduces students to practice questions and the new assessment objectives helping students with the skills they need for assessment

Extension tasks will help to stretch and challenge higher ability students



Chapter 1 The Media Studies Framework

Chapter 2 The Media Studies Specification

Chapter 3 Component 1

Chapter 4 Component 1 Assessment

Chapter 5 Component 2

Chapter 6 Component 2 Assessment

Chapter 7 Component 3 GCSE Media Production

Chapter 8 Statement of Aims and Intentions

Chapter 9 Production approaches

Chapter 10 Examination Preparation and Tips

Chapter 11 Quick Guide to Theoretical Approaches/Theories

Glossary of media technology

Quickfire answers


About the author

Hayley Sheard is an experienced examiner and is currently a senior moderator for a major awarding body. She taught in the sixth form sector for over fifteen years where she was also Head of Media Studies. Hayley has extensive experience of delivering training and CPD to teachers across the country.