MD2000 - Media Studies - NCEA Level 2 (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 2 Media Studies looks at many aspects of the media including: film, 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
91249 Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts 3 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91250 Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91251 Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre 5 4 External
laLiteracy achievement standard
UElwaUE literacy writing achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91252 Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions 2 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91253 Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions 3 6 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard
91255 Write developed media text for a specific target audience 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
UElwaUE literacy writing achievement standard
SCrCreative Industries sector-related standard