Media Studies

SACE Stage 2

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Media Studies

Humanities and Social Sciences

SACE Stage 2

20 credits

In this course students will develop media literacy and production skills. They will analyse media issues and create media products using a range of software. Students will examine how media influences the way people receive and interpret information on a the range of issues including culture, politics and leisure activities.

Course Content
The course will cover three of the topics below.

  • Photojournalism
  • Documentaries
  • Cult Television/Film
  • Music and Media
  • The Internet
  • Television Genres
  • Community Media
  • Short Films
  • Advertising and Audiences
  • Globalisation and Media
  • Youth and Media
  • Children and Media
  • Media Ethics and Regulation
  • Cultural Diversity in Media


School Assessment

Folio 30%
Product 40%

External Assessment
Investigation 30%