NCEA Level 2 Media Studies 201
Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Neal
Media Studies 201
The course aims to build on the skills developed in Level 1 Media Studies and to enable you to understand, question and contribute to the constant flow of media messages around you. We will analyse the codes and conventions used in film, advertising, television and the Internet and how audiences interact with media texts. You will use this knowledge to shoot and edit a music video.
Recommended Prior Learning
Preferred: at least 12 credits from Media 101. Credits from English 101 will be considered, but these should include creative and formal writing. Students will need to be able to respond in various formats to a variety of media texts.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Purchasing an 8GB SD card is advised.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 4, Week: 4
Term: 2, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 1
Term: 4, Week: 1