MD3000 - Media Studies - NCEA Level 3 (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 3 Media Studies looks at many aspects of the media including: film, television, 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 2.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
91491 Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings 2 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91492 Demonstrate understanding of the media representation of an aspect of New Zealand culture or society 2 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91493 Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society 3 4 External
laLiteracy achievement standard
UElwraUE literacy writing and reading achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91494 Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief 2 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91495 Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief 2 6 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91497 Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief 2 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
UElwaUE literacy writing achievement standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard