NCEA L1 Media Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Ieremia

This is a general course for students interested in film production, film study and analysis of the media. It focuses on different forms of the media and how they continue to shape our ideas about ourselves, our identities and our relationships. The course will encourage students to develop the College values of pride, involvement, respect and responsibility.

Course Overview

Term 1
A.S. 91040 v3 Social Studies 1.2 - Conduct a social inquiry
Internal 4 credits
Due W10

Term 2
A.S. 90974 v4 Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
Internal 4 credits
Due W7

Term 3
A.S. 91249 v3 Media Studies 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts
Internal 4 credits W4
A.S. 91039 v3 Social Studies 1.1 - Describe how cultures change
External 4 credits
Due W10

Term 4
A.S. 91041 v3 Social Studies 1.3 - Describe consequences of cultural change(s)
External 4 credits
Due W4

Learning Areas:

Arts - Mātauranga Toi, NCEA Level 1

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Entertainer, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Conservator, Technical Writer, Editor, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Lighting Technician, Primary School Teacher, Librarian, Television Presenter, Marketing Specialist