10 Media Studies (Table C) 4 hours per week for half a year (semester)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Tom Dale.

A course for students who are interested in studying different aspects of the media such as: film, television, the Internet, newspapers and magazines.

This course will extend their Year 9 English and Social Studies skills and give them an opportunity to apply those skills to more practical media based activities. Students will study:

• A specific film genre and its narrative conventions
• Video production skills and marketing psychology
• Representation of teenagers in the media

Year 10 Media Studies will equip students with foundation skills to succeed in senior Media Studies.

The course uses both written and practical tasks to evaluate students’ understanding of concepts. Students are also assessed both in individual and group situations.


HoF approval

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*10MD1* - Supplementary costs: Nil