Assessment Specifications

Level 2 Media Studies 2021

General information

Domain

Media Studies

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

91248  91251

Information relating to both achievement standards

The examination will take the form of a single essay for each standard.

Candidates will be required to choose ONE of a number of statements and respond to their chosen statement throughout their essay.

Candidates are encouraged to write a concise response of no more than 750–800 words (4–5 pages). Assessment will be based on the quality of the response rather than its length.

Information in planning spaces will not be marked.           

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper or digital format. Further information about digital external assessments can be found on the Digital Assessment: NCEA Online page.                   

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

91248

Title

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

Version

3

Number of credits

3


Standard

91251

Title

Demonstrate understanding of an aspect of a media genre

Version

5

Number of credits

4


Media Studies subject page

Examination timetable

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