L3 Media Studies

L3MEST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Rombouts

Required Prior Learning

To qualify for this course, students will ideally, have completed L2 Media Studies. However, entry is open to students who have attained 14 L2 English Achievement Standard credits, four of which must come from the L2 English examination.



Students explore how the media operates within social contexts. These contexts can include historical, economic, social, cultural, and political perspectives. L3 looks at a range of texts from the magazine industry, advertising and film. 

Students will also, research an aspect of the media to produce a commercial magazine article including original photography or graphics. A Scholarship examination programme will be offered to selected students from Term Two.

This course will be assessed to a selection of L3 Media Studies Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 24 credits at L3.


Learning Areas:

Media Studies


Assessment Procedures