Media Studies B

SACE Code1MES10
LevelStage 1
Learning AreaHASS
DurationSemester
SemesterSemester 2
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10 Credits

Who is this course for?

Stage 1 Media Studies B 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:

  • Representation in Media
  • Media and Leisure

How will I be assessed?

Assessment Type 1: Folio (40%)

  • Media Exploration – Representation of Indigenous Australians
  • Issues Study

Assessment Type 2: Interaction Study (20%)

  • Media Interaction Tracking

Assessment Type 3: Product (40%)

  • Designing a Social Media Application

Pre-requisite

None required

Last updated: 29 July 2021