13 Media Studies 1
Teacher in Charge: Simon Allen
•Explore the meaning of media texts
•Analyse, in detail, a specific industry in the media
•Research a relevant media issue, and its significance to New Zealand society
•Study a film genre and its links with society
•Apply the knowledge they have gained about media conventions and technology and plan, design and create their own media production (documentary)
At least 16 credits in Level 2 Media Studies (12MD1) including 4 credits from AS91251 and 6 credits from AS91253
OR HoD approval
OR (if Level 2 Media Studies not taken in previous year) at least 15 credits in Level 2 English, which includes 4 credits from either AS91098 or AS91099. Students who have not taken Level 2 Media Studies will need to request an exemption and speak with the HoD.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
*13MD1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $5
A suitable laptop for editing video is recommended but not compulsory
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.