Level 2 Media Studies

MED201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Dower-Cruden

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry


This course covers many aspects of the media with a focus on film and television. There are both theory and practical elements to this course. You will learn how to close read a film and look at how a group are represented in NZ Media. You will learn about the narrative of film. You will learn how to create your own short film. There is one exam in this course which looks at a genre of film. You are able to take this course alongside the Radio academy.

METHODS OF ASSESSMENT:
Theory tests, essay, practical assessment (film making), external exams


Faculties:

Media Studies



Pathway

Level 3 Media Studies, Level 3 Radio Academy Including Massey 106.8 FM School Radio Station. 1 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. 91249 v3 Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91250 v3 Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91251 v5 Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
A.S. 91252 v2 Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91255 v3 Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
2
I
3
Y
3w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.