Level 2 Media Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Birch

Entry Guidelines

12 credits at Level 1 English.

This course is suited to students with a strong interest in creative media industry, film and production. Students learn skills in how to deconstruct media texts and observe relevant trends that continue to shape our world.  

Students will also create a music video or short film in consultation with Mr Birch.

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

This is a university approved subject.


Social Science


Level 3 Media Studies

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Prices may be subject to change

Pathway Tags

director, film critic, journalist, reporter, social development research, television presenter, lawyer, social work, human resource management, teaching, archaeologist, diplomat, economist, fashion designer, film director, interior designer, police detective, political researcher, environmental scientist, planner, travel consultant, ecologist


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.