13 Media Studies 1

Course Description

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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. 

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)


Media Studies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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