Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

12 Media Studies 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Simon Allen.


At least 15 credits in Level 1 English, which includes 4 credits from either AS90849 or AS90850

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


Media Studies


13 Media Studies 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, 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

*12MD1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $5
A suitable laptop for editing video is recommended but not compulsory.