12MEDS

Level 2 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Pearson

In Year 12 Media Studies, students will examine the representation of women in the media; study a media genre (dystopian science-fiction) and critically examine how it has changed over time; demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product (the Netflix show 'Stranger Things') and its audience; and design and produce media product.

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.


Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits (excluding AS 90854) in Level 1 English (based on Derived Grade Assessment and Internal Assessment results). Strong performance in AS 90850 will be advantageous. The discretion of the Teacher in charge may also be applied, and prerequisites altered if the course is oversubscribed for available places.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91248 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product and its audience
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r,3w
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. 91251 v5
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 7
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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