MDS201

Media Matters Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Hurley

Media Matters 201

This course provides an alternative for those students not wishing to take English 201. It covers a variety of English and Media Studies skills and texts. The course creates a pathway for those students who may not wish to take English on to Level 3 or who wish to progress to Media Matters at Level Three. Students are expected to enter for the film external and complete the English requirements for UE Literacy. There is the opportunity to begin Media Studies standards at Level Two.


Optional internally-assessed topics include:
AS 91103 Static Image
AS 91104 Connections Across Texts 
AS 91250 Representation in the Media
AS 91251 An Aspect of Media Genre 
AS 91253 Develop a Media Product 




Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

A pass in at least one English external standard at Level One together with internal standards: personal reading and formal/creative writing. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91107 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.10 - Analyse aspects of visual and/or oral text(s) through close viewing and/or listening, supported by evidence
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91106 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.9 - Form developed personal responses to independently read texts, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91105 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91101 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91100 v2
NZQA Info
English 2.3 - Analyse significant aspects of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91099 v4
NZQA Info
English 2.2 - Analyse specified aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 25
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 22
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.