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AS/A level Film Studies

We have developed new AS and A level Film Studies specifications for first teaching in England and Wales from September 2017 (first assessment in 2018 for AS and 2019 for A level). We have worked with the teaching community, education professionals and subject specialists to develop the new AS and A level Film Studies qualifications to meet DfE's subject content requirements.

Scroll down for the specification, sample assessment materials and reasons to choose WJEC Eduqas AS/A level Film from September 2017.

Other Levels GCSE
Status Draft
Teaching from 2017
QAN AS 603/0972/6, A level Not Available

Our draft specification has been updated and resubmitted to Ofqual for accreditation. It is published to enable teachers to have early sight of our proposed approach. 

View specification updates.

Our AS specification has been accredited by Ofqual. 

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.

Free AS/A level Film Studies Training Courses for Teachers

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses below to learn more about the draft specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

AS/A level Film Studies Preparing to Teach Course (Spring 2017)

AS/A level Film Studies (2017) Webinar - A guide to the specification

All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

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Why choose WJEC Eduqas Film?

Unique qualifications

The established awarding organisation for Film Studies
Over 30 years' assessment and specification development experience
A commitment to diversity and innovation
A broad choice of films for students
The same films set for AS and A level to allow co-teachability
Assessment which gives maximum opportunity for students to demonstrate all that they have learnt
Detailed mark schemes with guidance on all films set

Films which foreground filmmakers' creative approach to the medium
Creative work at the centre of the qualification – a choice of either filmmaking or screenwriting
Our Moving Image Awards held at the British Film Institute recognise student achievements
Uniform design across GCSE, AS and A level to enable coherent progression

Unique support and resources

Direct access to film subject specialists
Textbook due for publication in Summer 2017
Guidance for teaching resources on course planning and all set films (coming in 2017)

Free face-to-face CPD training courses to introduce the specification
Free, unlimited access to all digital resources
Complete examiner training and support
Support from our regional support team