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Prepares students for future success in our media-driven environment, and allows them to examine the influence and power of media, and the forces that affect them.
The major introduces students to a significant range of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches used to analyse media texts, media technologies and their position in the world today. Students are trained to think critically and to communicate effectively.
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Students must complete the following eleven units (165 credit points):
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|FAV1111||Film and Cinema Studies||15|
|CMM3125||Popular Music and Culture||15|
|JOU2111||Introduction to Journalism||15|
|MST2150||Media in Asia||15|
|CMM2124||Media and Nation||15|
|MST3151||Media and Identity||15|
|HIS3101||Human Rights: Struggles for Global Justice||15|
|PRN3160||Social and Online Media Strategies||15|
|Plus, students are required to complete one of the following units (15 credit points):|
|CMM3129 ^||Contemporary Issues in Culture||15|
|CMM3170 ^||Sex, Travel and Global Media||15|
|CMM3140 ^||Digital Media Activism||15|
^ Core Option
Students will have a strong sense of contemporary cultural awareness and media savvy with advanced communication and critical appraisal skills which will benefit a broad range of careers.
Communications Officer, Film Critic, Producer, Public Relations Consultant, Public Relations Manager, Researcher, Writer, Social Commentator
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