Domain - Media Studies

Domain - Media Studies

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Level 1

Demonstrate understanding of how individuals interact with the media

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7467.

90989 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of selected elements of media text(s)

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Version 3

90990 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the media coverage of a current issue or event

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Version 3

90991 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of characteristics of a media genre

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Version 3

90992 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce a design and plan for a media product using a specified range of conventions

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Version 3

90993 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Complete a media product from a design and plan using a specified range of conventions

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Version 3

90994 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of rules that govern the media in New Zealand

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Version 3

90995 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Write media texts for a specific target audience

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Version 3

90996 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Level 2

Describe the relationship between a media product and its target audience
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91248.

90276 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Close read unfamiliar media text
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, unit standard 7464, and AS90280 have been replaced by AS91249.

90277 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This achievement standard and unit standard 7465 have been replaced by AS91250.

90278 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of a media genre
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This achievement standard and unit standard 7468 have been replaced by AS91251.

90279 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of narrative conventions in media texts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard, unit standard 7464, and AS90277 have been replaced by AS91249.

90280 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use technology in media production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and AS90765 have been replaced by AS91252 and AS91253.

90282 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Design and produce a media product and evaluate the process used to create the product
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This achievement standard and AS90282 have been replaced by AS91252 and AS91253.

90765 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between a media product and its audience

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90276.

91248 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7464, AS90277, and AS90280.

91249 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of representation in the media

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7465 and AS90278.

91250 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre

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Version 5 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7468 and AS90279.

91251 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce a design and plan for a developed media product using a range of conventions

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Version 2 This achievement standard and AS91253 replaced AS90282 and AS90765.

91252 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Complete a developed media product from a design and plan using a range of conventions

Word  PDF

Version 3 This achievement standard and AS91252 replaced AS90282 and AS90765.

91253 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of an ethical issue in the media

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7469.

91254 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Write developed media text for a specific target audience

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Version 3

91255 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Level 3

Demonstrate understanding of a specific media industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91490.

90599 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain how meaning is created in media texts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91491.

90600 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain the relationship between a media genre and society
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91493.

90602 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate a media issue
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1 Replaced by 90779

90603 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Complete and justify a concept and treatment for a media product
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91494.

90604 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop a production schedule and prepare to produce a media product
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Version 1 Expiring - not replaced

90605 Achievement Standard 2 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Create a media product using appropriate media technology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 7478 have been replaced by AS91495.

90606 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Investigate an aspect of media and explain its significance for New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This achievement standard and unit standard 7473 have been replaced by AS91492.

90779 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media industry

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90599.

91490 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a media text through different readings

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90600.

91491 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of the media representation of an aspect of New Zealand culture or society

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7473 and AS90779.

91492 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of a relationship between a media genre and society

Word  PDF

Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90602.

91493 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce a design for a media product that meets the requirements of a brief

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90604.

91494 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Produce a media product to meet the requirements of a brief

Word  PDF

Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 7478 and AS90606.

91495 Achievement Standard 6 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of a significant development in the media

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Version 2

91496 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Write a media text to meet the requirements of a brief

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Version 2

91497 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Data as at 06 May 2021