NCEA L3 Media Studies

MED3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Ieremia

This is a full year general course for students interested in film production, film study and analysis of the media. It focuses on the following topics:

 Planning and creating a film 

Film analysis

Media representation 

Media and society 

Genre analysis


Course Overview

Term 1
A.S. 91497 v2 Media Studies 3.8 - Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief
Level 3 3 Credits Internal
Due W7

A.S. 91494 v2 Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
Level 3 4 Credits Internal
Due W11

Term 2
A.S. 91495 v2 Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
Level 3 6 Credits Internal
Due W6

A.S. 91491 v2 Media Studies 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings
Level 3 3 Credits Internal
Due T3W10

Term 3
A.S. 91491 v2 Media Studies 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings
Level 3 3 Credits Internal
Due W10

Term 4
A.S. 91493 v3 Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
Level 3 4 Credits External

Learning Areas:

Arts - Mātauranga Toi, NCEA Level 3



Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Entertainer, 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, Recreation Co-ordinator, Television Presenter, Marketing Specialist