MED101

Level 1 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Dower-Cruden

This course will look at different forms of the Media and how it has impacted our society over time. It is a mixture of theory and practical work where students will both study and then make a newspaper. They will also learn about the genre of teen films, close read a variety of media texts, look at current issues in the media and complete a study of how individuals interact with the media.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

USB, $30 including SD card, equipment

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90995 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of rules that govern the media in New Zealand
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90994 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
1
I
6
A.S. 90993 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
1
I
3
A.S. 90992 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90990 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90989 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media
1
I
3
Y
Y
Total Credits