201MED

Level 2 Media Studies

Course Description

Specific skills learned:  

Students will learn how to produce media products, specifically films, for a specific target audience. Students can expect to learn the processes of script writing, planning, storyboarding, filming and editing. 


Course Overview

Semester 1
Level Two Media Studies Semester One looks into the film and creative industries. Students will explore the creative process of filmmaking. This course is recommended for students who are interested in creative industry careers such as film production, advertising, PR and social media content creation.

Semester 2
Level Two Media Studies Semester Two looks into the theoretical side of the creative industries. Students will look into the ethics behind many media texts. This course is recommended for students who are interested in the creative industries or humanitarian’s pathway.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Clearfile/Scrap book
USB
1B5

Recommended Prior Learning

Students need to have completed Level One Media Studies or another Social Science subject to join Level Two Media. Students who have not done any Social Sciences may be accepted if they have passed Level One English with Merit or Excellence

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91249 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91250 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91252 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91253 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91255 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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