MED31F
This course requires 2 options.

MEDIA 31F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Coulthard

Being in the 21st century we see drastic advances in technology, creativity, communication and competition in the real world. Media studies will equip you with the communication and technology skills needed to succeed in the modern workplace and in the real world, whether in the media industry or not. In MEDIA 31F, students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to apply understanding of media conventions and technology to create media.

Students will:

- design and plan a short film or documentary
- write an effective film review
- demonstrate an understanding between genre and society
- and produce a short film or documentary



Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 and 2 Media Studies is recommended. 
Students new to Media, should apply for entry via Mrs. Coulthard (HOD)


Assessment Information

A mixture of internal and external Achievement Standards

Pathway

This course prepares students for studying Year 13 Media, studying media and communication, broadcasting school, film production, media design, general media production and future study/career in a media-related industry.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91493 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91494 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91495 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91497 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.8 - Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
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: 7
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17

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.