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Media Studies GCSE

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Re-sit opportunities for current WJEC Media Studies Specifications

The current specification for GCSE Media Studies will be last assessed in Summer 2018. Both new and re-sit entries will be accepted. There will also be an additional re-sit only opportunity in January 2019.

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This page contains information related to our legacy GCSE Media Studies Specification available in England and Wales.

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The format of the resource material for use in the Summer 2017 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 (4391) examination will be print based.

News Resource Material

Our new resource for the 2017/18 exam topic of News is now available on our online resources website. The resources include a range of interactive and printable activities that relate to the study of Newspapers.

WJEC's Moving Image Awards 2016

  • 2016 MIA Shortlist and Special Mentionsare now available
  • Download the MIA general application form for 2016 tickets and to book your place.
  • Priority will be given to those centres that have entered candidates
  • Shortlisted and Special Mention entrants have been contacted seperately and need not apply using the general application form

Exam Topics





Section A


Section B

June 2017



Radio News

June 2018


TV News

News Websites

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