Solway College Solway College

Level 2 English and Media

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 7032797

This course combines English and Media Studies. It gives students the potential to gain 5 reading and 5 writing credits required for University Entrance. 

This course suits students who prefer the visual medium of English- those with an interest in digital design, filmmaking, editing and media. 

Course Overview

Term 1
Analyse a visual text (Film study EXTERNAL)
Close viewing of film (INTERNAL)
Writing portfolio (INTERNAL)

Term 2
Information literacy (INTERNAL)
Unfamiliar Texts (EXTERNAL)
Writing portfolio (INTERNAL)

Term 3
Design and plan a media product (plan a film) (INTERNAL)
Complete a developed media product (make a film) (INTERNAL)
Writing portfolio (INTERNAL)

Term 4
Revision for external exam

Optional standards
Create a visual text (3 credits) INTERNAL
Speeches (3 credits) INTERNAL

Learning Areas:


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course notes will be provided. A laptop would be useful but not essential. A camera or smartphone with video recording capabilities is necessary for the film-making standard.