Level 2 Media Studies

200MST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. McHaffie

The world is increasingly influenced by mass media. This course will enable students to become aware of the media’s influence and, at the same time, experience some practical production. Students must be able to work in a group situation and will be expected to give up extensive amounts of their own time. Students are expected to have access to computers as part of their homework.



Pathway

Level 3 Media Studies

Recommended Entry Criteria

12 credits Level 1 Media Studies or English. 

Consultation with English teacher or Mr McHaffie.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90990 v3 Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91249 v3 Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91252 v2 Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91254 v2 Media Studies 2.7 - Demonstrate understanding of an ethical issue in the media
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 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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