Stage 2 Media Studies

2MES20

In this subject students develop media literacy and production skills. They research, discuss and analyse media issues, and interact with, and create media products.

Course Details

  • ATAR: Yes
  • NTCET Points: 
  • Cost: No

About the Subject

Stage 2 Media Studies focuses on key media concepts of Organisations, Representations, Conventions and Audiences. Students use these concepts to support their research and analysis of contemporary media issues. Students analyse how media is constructed and disseminated and analyse the social impact of media texts and products. 

Assessment

Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

School-based AssessmentWeighting
Folio30%
Product40%
External Assessment 
Investigation30%

Assessment Type 1: Folio (30%): This assessment type comprises two reports on media issues and one Interaction. Students will present their work as a report, as a film or as a multimodal product.

Assessment Type 2: Product (40%): This assessment task comprises two tasks where students create a media product such as photojournalism, news, opinion podcast, documentary, and advertising. Students will work in a team and individually for this assessment type.

External Assessment

Students research and write a 2000 word report on a current media issue. 

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