Media Studies A

SACE Code1MES10
LevelStage 1
Learning AreaHASS
DurationSemester
SemesterSemester 1
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

Who is this course for?

Stage 1 Media Studies A is for students who are interested in the many forms of media we engage with, including: television, movies, video games, podcasts, and social media.

Assessment tasks suit those with creative, analytical, and practical abilities. There is no assumed knowledge or prior learning required.

This course has a pathway to Stage 2 Media Studies.

What will I learn?

Through theory and practical tasks, you will explore the following topics:

  • Advertising in Media
  • Documentary and Reality
  • Podcast and Radio

How will I be assessed?

Assessment Type 1: Folio (20%)

  • Advertising Analysis and exploration

Assessment Type 2: Interaction Study (20%)

  • Interaction with a Documentary

Assessment Type 3: Product (60%)

  • Creating an Advertisement
  • Creating a Podcast or Radio show

Pre-requisite

None required

Last updated: 29 July 2021