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Media Studies

WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies for AL Yr 2 & A2: Student Book

Author(s): Christine Bell, Lucas Johnson

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

level: A2 & Year 2

isbn: 978-1-911208-11-2

subject: Media Studies

Pages: 320 pp



Endorsed by WJEC/Eduqas, this Student Book offers high quality support you can trust. Written by experienced Media Studies teachers and examiners, this engaging resource will encourage your students to become confident, independent learners and develop their skills as Media students.

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Click here to download the answers to the Quickfire and Rapid Recall questions.


Click here to download a list of References and Further Reading.


Written by experienced Media Studies teachers and examiners, this engaging resource will clearly direct your students in what they need to learn and help them develop the skills they need in this subject

All areas of the specification are covered and supported by numerous highly illustrated examples taken from the set products and optional choices

The theoretical framework underpinning Media Studies is explored and applied to a range of media forms and products, with the ‘Rapid Recall’ and ‘Quickfire Questions’ features linking seamlessly to the Year 1 book

The ‘Stretch and Challenge’ feature directs students to an engaging variety of tasks and texts across different media, supporting them in extending their learning

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

Exam guidance sections introduce students to practice questions and the new assessment objectives, helping students with the skills they need for assessment



Chapter 1 The Media Studies Framework

Chapter 2 The Media Studies Specification

Chapter 3 Component 1- Media Products, Industries and Audiences

Chapter 4 Component 1 Assessment

Chapter 5 Component 2 - Investigating Media Forms and Products

Chapter 6 Component 2 Assessment

Chapter 7 Component 3 - A level Cross-Media Production

Chapter 8 Statement of Aims and Intentions

Chapter 9 Examination Preparation and Tips

Chapter 10 Quick Guide to Theoretical Approaches/Theories


Quickfire answers


About the authors:

Christine Bell is a senior examiner for a major awarding body and has extensive examining experience. Currently Curriculum Leader for Media Studies at Heaton Manor School, Newcastle, Christine has taught Media Studies for 30 years. An experienced author Christine also delivers training and INSET to teachers across the country.

Lucas Johnson is a senior examiner for a major awarding body. He has been teaching Media courses for the past 17 years both at sixth form level and, prior to that, in higher education. He currently teaches at Peter Symonds College in Winchester.



Please note: Some of the set products in the Eduqas GCSE, AS and A Level specification have been changed for assessment in 2021 to make them more current, or where support material is no longer available. However, the forms and the elements of the theoretical framework covered remain the same. With regard to newspapers and radio the products have simply been updated. All of the material in the Student Books and Revision Guides continues to be relevant and applicable to the new products.

Download the Eduqas GCSE and GCE Set Product changes here.