L1MED

Level 1 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms H. Cochrane

This course is designed to allow students to gain credits by completing practical, skills-based tasks, written assessments and external exams. Students will build knowledge about how the media is constructed, how the media communicates messages and how an audience interacts with the media. Students will develop and explore the creative aspects of film and documentary making, print media and website design.
Media Studies provides opportunities for students to gain both level 1 literacy credits and level 2 university entrance credits in writing. Level 3 Media Studies is a university approved subject.


Pathway

Equipment/Stationery

$50 for

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90996 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.8 - Write media texts for a specific target audience
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90995 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of rules that govern the media in New Zealand
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90994 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.6 - Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90993 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.5 - Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90992 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90991 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the media coverage of a current issue or event
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90990 v3
NZQA Info
Media Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0