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1 Communication & Culture AS and A Level Distance learning by Video-conferencing 10/12/20141

2 Why study Communication & Culture ? A modern and highly engaging area of study Relates closely to the student’s experience of the contemporary world Gives thorough grounding in analysis and understanding of a wide range of cultural practices Provides valuable insights into matters of toleration and diversity Assessment is a combination of written papers and submission of portfolio 10/12/20142

3 The AS examination Unit 1 (COMM1) Understanding Communication and Culture – written paper available January & June Unit 2 (COMM2) The Individual and Contemporary Culture – portfolio submission – June only Focus is on the personal level of communication and students’ own experience of cultural products and cultural practices. Important too is the interaction between the individual and the broader cultural environment. 10/12/20143

4 The A2 examination Unit 3 (COMM3) – Communicating Culture – written paper available in January and June Unit 4 (COMM4) – Communication and Culture in practice – portfolio submission – June only More challenging texts and contexts, with a greater focus on theoretical readings of contemporary culture. The central focus switches from identity to power. 10/12/20144

5 Where will this take me? In career terms, a wide range of job/career options will benefit from a background in Communication and Culture Media, including all printed, televisual and online platforms The Advertising industry in all its forms and formats Opportunities on the production side of Film and Television Work with museums, educational outreach, theatre companies, charity sector, and more 10/12/20145

6 Further enquiries….. Contact Giles Dawson on solutions.co.uk Or the MBLS office on /12/20146


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