NCEA Level 2 Media Studies 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Neal

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.

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.

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Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 3 Media Studies 301

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Sales Representative, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Film/Television Camera Operator, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Journalist, Editor, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Early Childhood Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Market Research Analyst, Photographer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Production Manager, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Telemarketer, Television Presenter, Marketing Specialist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Purchasing an 8GB SD card is advised.

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