Year 10 Media Studies

Course Description

The course offers students the opportunities to study and complete practical and theoretical activities. We study stop motion animation and undertake a study of either comedy, horror or action film genre. This course is designed for students who are creative, enjoy using technology and have an interest in media (especially film & television). The course leads to senior Media Studies which involves a strong writing element.

What do we get to do?
- Genre study
- Explore camera shots, angles and story board your own idea for a short film
- Make a stop motion short film from your story board
- Write a film review on a film of your choice

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry
Be confident in reading and writing ability.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90989 v3
Media Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 3
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 3