MED31F
This course requires 2 options.

MEDIA 31F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms H. MacGougan

In MEDIA 31F, students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to:

  • apply understanding of media conventions and technology to create media.

Students will:

- design and plan a short film or documentary 

- pitch ideas to a real live audience

- write a script for a short film or documentary

- and produce a short film or documentary

Plus, if students intend to use MED31F as one of their approved UE subjects, students must sit and pass the external assessment to gain the required 14 credits.

Future Possibilities This course prepares students for studying media and communication, Broadcasting school, film production, magazine production, media design, general media production and future study/career in a media-related industry.

Note: students can also take Year 13 English as a further subject if they wish.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30-course contribution
A visual diary, post-its, and a USB. Your own device will be helpful but is not compulsory.

Recommended Prior Learning

The writing demands of film production (design and plan, script writing) require successful completion of any of the following courses to gain entry into Year 13 Media: 
Media21F or English21F or DTM21F or DTP21F 
Students new to Media, should apply for entry to the TIC of Media, Ms. Helen MacGougan.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91497 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.8 - Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91495 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.6 - Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91494 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.5 - Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91493 v2
NZQA Info
Media Studies 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 7
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17

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.