Level 3 Media Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Pearson
In Year 13 Media Studies, students will critically examine the relationship between a media genre (Horror) and society; demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry (the New Zealand television industry); research a significant development in the media; and design and produce a short film.
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 13 credits in Level 2 Media Studies, (including at least one external standard) or 14 credits in Level 2 English (based on Derived Grade Assessment and Internal Assessment results). The discretion of the Teacher in charge may also be applied, and prerequisites altered if the course is over-subscribed for available places.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
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.
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