MED3

Level 3 Media Studies

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Birch.

Quotes from 2022 Year 12 Media Studies Students:

+ "Great subject to take for creativity. Not your normal sit down subject".

+ "A subject with lots of options and a fun teacher who makes it even better".

+ "A very current/ relevant subject. It teaches you how to understand society". Maddie Jones

+ "Motivating" was the number one word the class chose to represent their learning in Media Studies 2022.

Course Overview:

This course is exemplary for educating students on the fundamentals of Media Studies practice and is open to all learner capabilities. In this course; students will improve their writing, reading, communication and language skills including stimulating their creative thought processes.

Students will create a promotional video or short film in consultation with the teacher.

Film production, broadcasting, film analysis and representation of culture in recent New Zealand media texts are themes identified within this course.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to study Level 2 Media Studies. Entry without meeting this can be discussed with the Teacher in Charge or Head of Faculty.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30.00
Prices may be subject to change

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91492 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the media representation of an aspect of New Zealand culture or society
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91493 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91494 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91495 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17

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.

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.


All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.