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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 2018 GCSE Media Studies Unit 1 (4391) examination will be audio-visual.

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.

Exam Topics





Section A


Section B

June 2017



Radio News

June 2018


TV News

News Websites

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GCSE Media Examiners' Report Summer 2017

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The Summer 2017 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.

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