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Year 10 Media Studies    (10MES)

The year 10 course consists of six modules:

  • Close reading
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Genre
  • Film study
  • Short film production

The course is assessed through:

  • Close reading a film
  • Close reading an advertisement
  • Storyboard and produce a TV advertisement
  • Genre study
  • Write a newspaper article
  • Design a newspaper
  • Make a short film, news bulletin
  • Exam

Year 11 Media Studies    (11MES)

The year 11 topics covered are:

  • Close read a range of media products and explore the language used
  • In-depth study of a media genre
  • Design a concept, treatment for a short media product and work in a group to produce a script and storyboard for this design.
  • Develop, shoot and edit the production

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 19 credits towards Level 1 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 1.2  Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)  (3 credits)
  • 1.5  Produce a design and plan for media product using a specified range of conventions  (3 credits)
  • 1.6  Complete a media product using a specified range of conventions from a design and plan  (6 credits)
  • 1.8 (90996)  Write media texts for a specific target audience  (3 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 1.4  Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre  (4 credits)

 

Year 12 Media Studies    (12MES)

The year 12 topics covered are:

  • Close reading of film
  • Study of messages and values in the media and the impact of the media on a social grouping
  • Narrative conventions in film
  • Genre studies
  • Production of short film, music video, film trailer

Students study six topics (standards) that count for 24 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 90278 (2.3)  Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media  (3 credits)
  • 90280 (2.5)  Demonstrate understanding of narrative conventions in media texts  (4 credits)
  • 91252  Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions  (4 credits)
  • 91253  Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions  (6 credits)
  • 91255  Write developed media text for a specific target audience  (3 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 90279 (2.4)  Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre  (4 credits)

 

Year 13 Media Studies    (13MES)

The year 13 topics covered are:

  • Design a concept, treatment for a short film individually and work in a group to produce a script and storyboard for this design
  • Develop, shoot and edit the production
  • Analyse the interrelationship between media products and the society in which they are developed
  • Close read a range of media products and explore the language used

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 20 credits towards Level 3 NCEA.

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • 90600 (3.2)  Explain how meaning is created in media texts  (3 credits)
  • 3.5  Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief  (4 credits)
  • 3.6  Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief  (6 credits)
  • 3.8  Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief  (3 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • 90602 (3.4)  Explain the relationship between a media genre and society  (4 credits)

 

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