Level 2 Media Studies

12MEDS
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.


Pathway

Level 3 Media Studies

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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91248 v3 Media Studies 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product and its audience
2
E
3
Y
3r,3w
A.S. 91250 v3 Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91251 v5 Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
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
Total Credits

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

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