Level 1 Media Studies

MED101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Dower-Cruden

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry


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 short film. They will also learn about the genre of teen films, close read a variety of films, look at current issues in the media and complete a study of how individuals interact with social media.


Faculties:

Media Studies



Pathway

Level 2 Media Studies, Level 2 Radio Academy. One hour a day,

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90989 v3 Media Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media
1
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 90990 v3 Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90992 v3 Media Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90993 v3 Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
1
I
3
A.S. 90994 v3 Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
1
I
6
A.S. 90995 v3 Media Studies 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of rules that govern the media in New Zealand
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90996 v3 Media Studies 1.8 - Write media texts for a specific target audience
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.