National 3 & 4

National 3
This course is made up of two units: Creating Media Content and Analysing Media Content.  In analysis it requires candidates to be able to recognise some of the particular elements of the key aspects and describe them.  In creation it requires them to demonstrate this knowledge in their own production. There is no external assessment.

National 4
This course is made up of two units: Creating Media Content and Analysing Media Content.  It requires candidates to be able to recognise some of the particular elements of the key aspects, describe them in some detail and explain their purpose. There is no external assessment. In creation it requires them to demonstrate this knowledge in their own production.  The added value unit requires the production of a piece of media demonstrating skills and knowledge from both of the above units followed by reflection on this creative process.