NCEA L2 Media Studies

MED2
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 the following topics:

 Representation and stereotypes in media 

Script writing

Planning & creating a film

Film genre



Course Overview

Term 1
A.S. 91252 v2 Media Studies 2.5 - Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions
Level 2 Internal 4 Credits W4

A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Level 2 Internal 4 Credits
Due T2 W1

Term 2
A.S. 91253 v3 Media Studies 2.6 - Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions
Level 2 Internal 4 Credits
Due W1

A.S. 91250 v3 Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
Level 2 Internal 3 Credits
Due T3 W5

Term 3
A.S. 91250 v3 Media Studies 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
Level 2 Internal 3 Credits
Due T3 W5

A.S. 91255 v3 Media Studies 2.8 - Write developed media text for a specific target audience
Level 2 Internal 3 Credits
Due W10

Term 4
A.S. 91251 v5 Media Studies 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre
Level 2 External 4 Credits
Due W2

Learning Areas:

Arts - Mātauranga Toi, NCEA Level 2



Pathway

NCEA L3 Media Studies

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Patternmaker, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Entertainer, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Film/Television Camera Operator, Journalist, Communications Professional, 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, Recreation Co-ordinator, Television Presenter, Data Analyst