National 5

The National 5 Media Course enables learners to analyse and create media content, as appropriate to purpose, audience and context. Learners develop knowledge of the key aspects of media literacy and of the role of media in society. More information can be found in the NPFC’s Nationals in a Nutshell Media National 5

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Component 1 — question paper 60 marks (50%)

Component 2 — assignment 60 marks (50%)

Component 1 is undertaken during the exam diet as a formal examination in the traditional style. Component 2 is an assignment completed in class time over a period of weeks which is then packaged and sent away to the SQA for marking.

Higher

The Higher Media Course enables learners to analyse and create media content, as appropriate to purpose, audience and context. Learners develop and apply a detailed knowledge of the key aspects of media literacy and of the role of media in society.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Component 1 — question paper 50 marks

Component 2 — assignment 50 marks

Component 1 is undertaken during the exam diet as a formal examination in the traditional style. Component 2 is an assignment completed in class time over a period of weeks which is then packaged and sent away to the SQA for marking.