Level 3 Media Studies

03MES
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Students will learn how the Superhero film genre influences society, before overseeing a documentary film production project from script to screen. This includes: pre-production design and planning, filming and editing a documentary film. Students will learn how to use DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro editing software. Students will also conduct research into a significant development in social media, and conduct analyse their favourite film from two different perspectives.


Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 and 60 credits at level 2 is required OR 14 credits in Level 2 Media Studies.
Completion of Level 2 Media Studies is preferred but not compulsory.
Must a strong command of reading and writing as this course is theory heavy.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91491 v2 Media Studies 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91493 v3 Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91495 v2 Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91496 v2 Media Studies 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant development in the media
3
I
3
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Media planner, Multimedia specialist, Programme researcher, broadcasting/film/video, Public relations officer, Runner, broadcasting/film/video, Social media manager, Television/film/video producer, Web content manager, Advertising account executive, Broadcast journalist, Editorial assistant, Event manager, Film director, Information officer, Magazine journalist, Market researcher, UX designer, Writer


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