WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS Student Book: Revised Edition

Coming December 2022

The WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS Student Book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specification.  This accessible and engaging resource will support students through their A Level Media Studies course.

What’s new in the Revised Edition?

  • Coverage of the new set products for assessment from 2024 onwards.
  • New examples of contemporary media products across a range of forms.
  • Updated sections on media contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
  • Up-to-date statistics and information about media industries and audiences.
  • New activities to reinforce students’ knowledge and understanding.
  • Up-to-date information about the exam components including practice questions to help students with the skills they need for assessment.

What have we retained?

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A dedicated chapter on the Non-Examined Assessment element of the specification provides clear guidance on how students will be assessed.
  • Exam guidance sections introduce students to practice questions and the assessment objectives helping students with the skills they need for assessment.
  • The book supports students taking Media Studies for the first time, as well as those who are progressing from GCSE.

WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies For A Level Year 1 & AS – Student Book

This title is being replaced by a Revised Edition which reflects the latest amendments to the specification. For details on the new book click here

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.
  • 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.
  • A dedicated chapter on the Non-Examined Assessment element of the specification provides clear guidance on how students will be assessed.
  • Exam guidance sections introduce students to practice questions and the assessment objectives helping students with the skills they need for assessment.
  • Extension tasks will help to stretch and challenge higher ability students.
  • The book supports students taking Media Studies for the first time, as well as those who are progressing from GCSE.

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.

CBAC Bioleg ar gyfer UG – Ail Argraffiad (WJEC Biology for AS Level – 2nd Edition)

Welsh Language Edition. Comprehensively revised and updated, this 2nd Edition of the Student Book is endorsed by WJEC, offering high quality support you can trust.

  • Straightforward and concise coverage of the specification, so students can be confident they are covering what’s needed for exam success.
  • New Test Yourself section at the end of each chapter to reinforce knowledge with answers provided in the book.
  • Now includes detailed explanations of the Assessment Objectives with examples of how the AOs are approached in exam questions.
  • New section on Answering exam questions at the end of each unit gives guidance on command words and how to approach each question.
  • New Exam Practice questions at the end of each unit are taken from actual WJEC past papers with answers provided in the book.
  • New Theory Check feature accompanies the practical tasks in the book and helps students check their understanding of biology in relation to practical tasks.
  • Enhanced support for practical skills to enable you to embed your understanding of practical work.
  • Increased maths support with maths skills and techniques regularly tested throughout.
  • Clear explanations and diagrams throughout.

CBAC Bioleg UG Llyfr Gwaith Adolygu (WJEC Biology for AS Level – Revision Workbook)

Welsh Language Edition.  The Revision Workbook provides a comprehensive collection of examination-style questions covering each topic from the WJEC Biology for AS Level specification.

  • Ideal for examination preparation, exam question practice and for improving examination technique.
  • Enables students to build on their knowledge of key areas of study and develop their confidence in the subject.
  • Helps students understand what is required in an exam and develop the skills needed to be effective in an exam situation.
  • Includes advice on how students can refine their exam technique and improve their grade potential.
  • The helpful write-in format, together with the answers, enables students to check their progress as they work through the course.

CBAC Cemeg UG Llyfr Gwaith Adolygu (WJEC Chemistry for AS Level – Revision Workbook)

Welsh Language Edition

This new Revision Workbook provides a comprehensive collection of examination-style questions covering each topic from the WJEC AS Chemistry specification.

  • Ideal for examination preparation, exam question practice and for improving examination technique.
  • Enables students to build on their knowledge of key areas of study and develop their confidence in the subject.
  • Helps students understand what is required in an exam and develop the skills needed to be effective in an exam situation.
  • Includes advice on how students can refine their exam technique and improve their grade potential.
  • The helpful write-in format, together with the answers, enables students to check their progress as they work through the course.

CBAC Ffiseg ar gyfer UG Ail Argraffiad (WJEC Physics for AS Level Student Book – 2nd Edition)

Out now!

Welsh Language Edition.

Comprehensively revised and updated, this 2nd Edition is endorsed by WJEC.

  • Straightforward and concise coverage of the specification, with any additional content clearly highlighted to provide students with stretch and challenge opportunities.
  • New section on ‘Answering exam questions’ at the end of each unit gives guidance on command words and how to approach each question.
  • New ‘Exam Practice questions’ at the end of each unit are taken from actual WJEC past papers with answers provided in the book.
  • Increased maths support with maths skills and techniques regularly tested throughout.
  • Clear explanations and diagrams throughout.

OCR Psychology for A Level & AS Revision Guide

Out now!

Covering the A Level and AS, this portable-sized guide is ideal for consolidating knowledge both at home for revision, and at school as a lesson-by-lesson summary as the course progresses.

  • Every AS and A Level core/key study covered on one concise spread.
  • Evaluation points provided for the methodological issues on each study.
  • Links are made to areas, debates, perspectives and applications.
  • Covers research methods and mathematical skills.
  • Exam skills and techniques are reinforced with a dedicated section of advice and guidance.
  • Invaluable exam tips are provided throughout.
  • Exam-style questions provide plenty of exam practice.

Answers to the Exam-style questions in the book are available to download on the Resources and Downloads tab.