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MEDIA STUDIES - Level 1
Course Description
This course offers an introduction to all aspects of the study of the media in New Zealand and overseas. Combining close reading and analysis of media texts and study of the media landscape with hands on media production (Music video) it will offer an insight into the fast changing world of modern media.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Christina Naughton
Level 1 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
90990 Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)L1/Int3L1
90992 Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genreL1/Ext4L1
90993 Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventionsL1/Int3
90994 Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventionsL1/Int6
MEDIA STUDIES - Level 2
Course Description
This course will combine close reading and extensive study of a range of media texts with the opportunity to put that study into practice with hands-on experience. Students will gain valuable knowledge of one of the fastest growing industries in New Zealand.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Christina Naughton
Level 2 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91249 Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media textsL2/Int4L1
91251 Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre L2/Ext4UE rw
91253 Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventionsL2/Int6L1
91255 Write developed media text for a specific target audienceL2/Int3UE w
MEDIA STUDIES - Level 3
Prerequisites: Preference given to students who have successfully completed Level 2 Media Studies or have high achievement in Humanities subjects
Course Description
This course involves the investigation of all aspects of the media through close viewing and reading of a range of media texts, studies of media industries and practical experience of media production (short documentary). Students will leave with knowledge and experience in some exciting industries.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA and University Entrance
Contact Christina Naughton
Level 3 Credits (AS)
LevelCreditNumLit
91490 Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry L3/Ext4UE rw
91493 Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and societyL3/Ext4UE rw
91494 Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a briefL3/Int4L1
91495 Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a briefL3/Int6L1