12 Media Studies

12MED
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.


Pathway

13 Media Studies

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

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91248 v3 Media Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product and its audience
2
E
3
Y
3r,3w
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
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

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


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