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Media studies

Version date: 21 June 2010
Key changes: Version 02_02
Subject facilitator email: seniorsecondary@tki.org.nz

What is media studies about?
Media studies students.

Media studies is about the active exploration, analysis, creation, and enjoyment of the media and its products.

Media studies examines the dynamic role of the media in society, how the media constructs messages about individuals, communities, and cultures and how media products are produced, controlled, and distributed.

Through media studies students gain the knowledge and skills to conceive, plan, design and make media products that engage audiences.

Media studies curriculum guide content

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Last updated September 10, 2015