11 Media Studies 1

11MD1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Allen

Students will:

• Examine how the media represents different groups of people
• Study a specific film genre
• Learn the skills of close reading of media texts so they can respond to the products of others as well as their own
• Apply the knowledge they have gained about media conventions and technology and plan and create their own media production


Pathway

12 Media Studies 1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

11MD1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $5
A suitable laptop for editing video is recommended but no compulsory


Prerequisites

Students who wish to take the course in Year 11 should have achieved at least 65 Academic Graduation Points taken from the Year 10 English course,
including at least an ‘Achieved’ grade or higher in the end of year English Exam


OR HoD Media Studies approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90994 v3 Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
1
I
6
A.S. 90993 v3 Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
1
I
3
A.S. 90992 v3 Media Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90990 v3 Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90989 v3 Media Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media
1
I
3
Y
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.