12 Media Studies
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.
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.
Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Communications Professional, Editor, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television Presenter,
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.