Written and edited by experienced senior examiners and endorsed by WJEC this full-colour guide offers students invaluable study support and authoritative guidance and advice for the MS3 exam and MS4 coursework. The book contains essential underpinning knowledge to support course study as well as revision. Study features include Numerous full-colour examples of media texts, resources and techniques support key points of learning. Examiner tips help refine exam technique, improve a grade and avoid common mistakes. Key media terms are clearly defined per topic. Key people and ideas in Media Studies are highlighted. Quickfire questions check and reinforce your understanding. Coursework and revision support include Detailed advice and guidance on the MS3 Media Investigation Production project - advice on approaches to research and pre-production - tips on demonstrating technical and creative competence - examples of work from students help show what is expected from the report. QA section provides exam-style questions with student answers and examiner commentaries and marks so you can see where mistakes are typically made and where marks can be gained. Exam practice and technique section offers advice on how exam questions are set and marked and where students commonly go wrong.