Level 2 Media Studies

201MED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Maisiri

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.

Pathway

Level 3 Media Studies

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


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. 91249 v3 Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91250 v3 Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91252 v2 Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91255 v3 Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
2
I
3
Y
3w
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

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


Disclaimer

Any information, costs or standards may change.