Media – National 4

Course Highlights

  1. Analysing Media Content (National 4)The purpose of this Unit is to develop the skills to analyse media content. This Unit provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge of the key aspects of media literacy central to the straightforward analysis of media content.
  2. Creating Media Content (National 4)The purpose of this Unit is to develop the skills to plan and create straightforward media content and to comment on production processes. This Unit provides learners with the opportunity to develop knowledge of the key aspects of media literacy central to creating straightforward media content.
  3. Added Value Unit: Media Assignment (National 4)The purpose of this Added Value Unit is to provide learners with the opportunity to apply and integrate their skills in analysing and creating straightforward media content. Learners analyse, plan, create and evaluate media content on a chosen topic that develops their personal interests.

The National 4 Media Course offers you opportunities to develop and extend a wide range of skills. In particular, this Course aims to enable you to develop:

  • the ability to analyse and create media content, appropriate to purpose, audience and context
  • knowledge of the key aspects of media literacy
  • knowledge of the role of media within society
  • the ability to plan and research when creating media content, as appropriate to purpose, audience and context
  • the ability to evaluate your practice