Level 2 Media Studies

MED2
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Birch

This course is suited to students with a strong interest in film, film production, journalism and sociology. Students are introduced to the study and production of media texts and develop skills in critical analysis. Students learn how media texts are constructed and apply this knowledge in their production unit.

Working in small groups they create an ethical film of their choice that display a range of conventions.


Pathway

Level 3 Media Studies

Entry Guidelines

12 credits at Level 1 English.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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

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


Disclaimer

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