Level 1 Media Studies

100MST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. McHaffie

This course is an introduction to Media Studies.  It is for students intending to study Media Studies in Years 12 and/or 13.  Media Studies will give students an understanding of the messages and values represented in the media on a global scale and through close analysis of specific areas.  Students are expected to have access to a computer.


Pathway

Level 2 Media Studies

Recommended Entry Criteria

No entry criteria, however, Media Studies requires a reasonable level of literacy skills.

Consultation with English teacher or Mr McHaffie.



Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
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
1
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 90990 v3 Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90992 v3 Media Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90993 v3 Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
1
I
3
A.S. 90994 v3 Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
1
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

director, film critic, journalist, reporter, social development research, television presenter, lawyer, social work, human resource management, teaching, archaeologist, diplomat, economist, fashion designer, film director, interior designer, police detective, political researcher, environmental scientist, planner, travel consultant, ecologist


Disclaimer

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