13MD1

13 Media Studies 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Allen

Students will:

• 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)

Prerequisites

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.

Prerequisites have been reviewed in light of the Lockdown period. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13MD1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $5
A suitable laptop for editing video is recommended but not compulsory

Credit Information

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.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91490 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91493 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91494 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91495 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91496 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant development in the media
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 21
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 8
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.

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