12MED

12 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Johnston

This course focuses on the study of film and television. The course also involves the production of a short narrative film which is completed as part of a group assessment. Students will use digital technology in the creation of these films. Other assessments include essay writing. Students should complete the course having gained a greater understanding of the technical aspects of film and television production. They will also understand how ideas about narrative and genre are created in film, as well as having a greater understanding of media audiences.


Recommended Prior Learning

Students must be interested in both the study of film and film production. Students need to be confident with essay writing as this is a significant component of two assessments for this course.

Pathway

Students may be interested in Year 13 Media Studies which leads on to a variety of tertiary training options and media career choices.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91248 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product and its audience
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r,3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91251 v5
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91252 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91253 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 7
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.

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