11 Media Studies 1

11MD1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Simon Allen

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 approval




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



Faculties:

Media Studies



Pathway

12 Media Studies 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Cook, Holiday Park Manager, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Communications Professional, Technical Writer, Editor, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Television Presenter, Marketing Specialist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Cook, Holiday Park Manager, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Communications Professional, Technical Writer, Editor, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Television Presenter, Marketing Specialist