Year 10 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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


Level 1 Information Technologies

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry
Be confident in reading and writing ability.

Credit Information
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
Total Credits

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