The year 10 course consists of six modules:
The course is assessed through:
In Year 11 Media Studies, students learn that all media products are constructions. This is arguably the most important concept in Media Studies. The media do not simply reflect external reality. Rather, they present carefully crafted constructions that reflect many decisions and are the result of many determining factors. Media Literacy works towards deconstructing these constructions (i.e. to taking them apart to show how they are made).
The course covers:
Students will be assessed on a mixture of theoretical and practical modules.
The year 12 topics covered are:
Students study six topics (standards) that count for 24 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.
The year 13 topics covered are:
Students study five topics (standards) that count for 20 credits towards Level 3 NCEA.
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