MED301

Level 3 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Dower-Cruden

This course is designed to follow on from Media Studies 201 and covers topics such as Media issues, close reading, New Zealand Media and students are expected to produce a short film for the “Moscars” festival in Term 3.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT:
Theory tests, practical assessment (short film), essays and external exams.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

USB (4GB), $30 for SD card, equipment

Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits at Media Studies 201 or English 201 with the approval of the Teacher-in-Charge of Media Studies

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91497 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.8 - Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief
3
I
3
Y
3w *
A.S. 91495 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91494 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91493 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91491 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91490 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
Total Credits

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.