Year Level: Year 12
Codes: ATMPA
SCSA Syllabus link:

Year 12 Media Production and Analysis ATAR

Recommended Background: C grade or higher in Year 11 ATAR Media Production and Analysis and Year 11 ATAR English
Course Content Description:


The focus for this unit is Media art. Students:

  • analyse, view and listen to contemporary and traditional examples of media art
  • identify techniques, themes and meanings created in media art
  • discuss audience interpretations of media works
  • consider the representation of values and the influence of technological developments on our perception of art within media work.
  • extend their production skills by creating their own media art work.


The focus for this unit is Power and persuasion. Students:

  • examine the way the media reflects, challenges and shapes values and attitudes
  • critically analyses a range of media work, considering the purposes and values of producers and audiences.
  • create their own media production that expresses their views.
Mode of Delivery: In Moodle and live, online lessons.
Textbooks / Stationery: Refer to the Booklist - Personal Items and Resource List
External Examination: External Practical examination compulsory in Term 3 and Written examination in Term 4 Year 12
ATAR Pathway: Entry into University