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Year 12 & Year 13 OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Digital Media 2017/2018

Course title: OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Digital Media Exam board: OCR Specification code:  05844
How will students be assessed?
Over this two year course students will study a total of six units. There will be one external exam in Year 12 – Unit 1, and an external exam in Year 13 – Unit 2. All other units are internally assessed.
Unit Title Teacher Assessment Hours
1 Media Products and Audience KB External Exam 90
2 Pre-production and planning TS External Exam 90
3 Create a Media Product TS Coursework 60
7/16/20 Either Journalism, Sound or Advertising (Options) TS/KB Coursework 60
21 Plan and Pitch a Media product TS Coursework 30
24 Cross Media Awareness KB Coursework 30

 

Half term Year 12 Year 13
 TS KB TS KB
1

 (7 weeks)

 

Unit 21 – Pitching

Research

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Ownership Models

Unit 3 – Create a Media Product.

Final Hand-in and Review

Unit 24 – Cross Media Awareness

Understand Industry Requirements- Research

16 October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)
2   

(7 weeks)

 

Unit 21 – Pitching

Ideas Generation and Storyboarding

 

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Advertising and Distribution

 

 

 

Unit 2 – Pre-production and Planning

Factors influencing planning

 

Unit 24 – Cross Media Awareness

Understand Products and Industry Requirements – Presentations

Year 13 Parents’ Evening December 12th
3  

(7 weeks)

 

9 January data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)
Unit 21 – Pitching

Planning Pitches

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Creating Meaning

Unit 2 – Pre-production and Planning

Interpret client requirements and target audience.

Optional Unit

Research and Planning

Mock Exams 1: Tuesday 31 Jan-Friday 3 Feb
Unit 21 – Pitching

Presenting Pitches

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Target Audiences

Unit 2 – Pre-production and Planning

Pre-production planning

Optional Unit

Production

4

(6 weeks)

 

Unit 21 – Pitching

Review

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Evaluate Data

Unit 2 – Pre-production and Planning

Pre-production Paperwork

Optional Unit

Production

Year 12 Data Drop: 27 February (Mock Exam Results)
Unit 3 – Create a Media Product

Proposal and Planning

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Unit 2 – Pre-production and Planning

Revision and Exam prep

Optional Unit

Review

Year 12 Parents’ Evening: 6 March
5  

(5 weeks)

 

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Revision

Unit 3 – Create a Media Product

Filming and Editing

Unit 1 – Media Theory

Revision

Unit 2 – Pre-production and Planning

May Exam

Exam prep
6

(7 weeks)

Unit 3 – Create a Media Product

Filming and Editing

Unit 24 – Cross Media Awareness

Understand Products – Research

Data Drop/Year 12 Reports begin Monday 3 July – Mock Exam grade 2 to be entered here.