12MED

Level 2 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Palmer

Level Two Media: 

Explore. Discuss. Design. Create.

Explore the world of media - from the perspective of the viewer and the creator. Discover how to appreciate what you see, hear and view. As you uncover further understanding, you will use your knowledge to develop and and make media texts. This will also involve sharing your interests, team collaboration, design thinking and making sense of a range of new material. If you are interested in Film. Television. Radio. Advertising. Social Media. Design... look no further. 

This course will introduce you to the main components of media and an introduction to the industry. The standards offered will involve analyzing bias, making sense of representation, understanding genre in order to generate your own scripts and creating your own media product and texts. 

If you enjoy developing your creativity, critical thinking, and you want future focused skills, level 2 MEDIA is a must. 

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91249 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91252 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91253 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91255 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3
Total Numeracy Credits: 0