L3 Media Studies

L3MEST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms E. Rombouts

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.


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.


Course Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91490 v3 Media Studies 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91492 v2 Media Studies 3.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the media representation of an aspect of New Zealand culture or society
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91493 v3 Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91494 v2 Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91495 v2 Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91497 v2 Media Studies 3.8 - Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief
3
I
3
Y
3w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.