MD1000 - Media Studies - NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement available)

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What is Media Studies?

In Media Studies ākonga learn various journalism, close reading and analytical skills. Ākonga can create their own media product through studies in representation, genre, and narrative. Media Studies enables ākonga to be more media aware and savvy, which are vital skills in today’s society.

What this course involves

Level 1 Media Studies looks at many aspects of the media including: film, television, radio, print, social networks and the internet. Ākonga work closely with their kaiako to work out an appropriate programme based on their strengths, interests and literacy.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

Ākonga will need to have strong literacy and computer skills and have worked successfully in literacy rich subjects at NCEA Level 1.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
90989 Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media 3 3 Internal
lnaLiteracy and numeracy achievement standard
UEnaUE numeracy achievement standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90990 Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s) 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90992 Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre 3 4 External
laLiteracy achievement standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90993 Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions 3 3 Internal
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90994 Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions 3 6 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90996 Write media texts for a specific target audience 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard