Level 3 Media Studies

301MED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Maisiri

Students will engage in a range of New Zealand made media text(s) (films, short films, advertisements, televisions, web series, print articles) and analyse the representation of Pasifika culture and people. Students will investigate the impact that Pasifika representation has on New Zealand society. Students will produce a presentation of their discoveries.
Students will be introduced to the Documentary genre and will learn about the conventions, techniques, elements and characteristic that defines the genre. Their challenge will be to design a documentary short film following the conventions, narrative and structure of a documentary


Recommended Prior Learning L2 credits in English and/or L2 Media Studies
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91492 v2 Media Studies 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the media representation of an aspect of New Zealand culture or society
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91494 v2 Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91495 v2 Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91496 v2 Media Studies 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant development in the media
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

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