Subject details

  • Topics
    • Extended internship
    • Production of a major media project
    • Formal academic paper
    • Any other project agreed with the convenor
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

At the completion of this subject you will be able to:

  1. have a broad understanding of issues in the media theory and the place of new media theory, providing the skills and knowledge which are the basis of current communication practices.

The subjects specific aims and outcomes are to provide a professional qualification for those who wish to work in the creative and communication industries.

  • Assignment 1 - Project (90%)
  • Assignment 2 - Proposal (10%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject is designed to enable an intensive application of communication research, writing, production and/or presentation skills at an advanced research or professional level either in a communications discipline area, in a work experience internship and/or in a chosen format. You will be expected to explore complex issues with an awareness of the associated legal and ethical implications.

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