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Master of Professional Communications

Area of Specialisation In Media and Cultural Studies

Allows students to examine the ways in which the media are organised, the social position and power they have and the ways they communicate to audiences.

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.

It trains students to think critically and to communicate effectively, and to research and write a project.

Related careers

Media Officer, Media Commentator

Area of Specialisation structure

This Area of Specialisation structure will be available to students commencing the Area of Specialisation from Semester 2, 2014 onwards.

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Master of Professional Communications (Media Studies) allows students to examine the ways in which the Media are organised, the social position and power they have and the ways they communicate to audiences. It also 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. It trains students to think critically and to communicate effectively, and to research and write a project.



UnitDescription Points
CMM4122Introduction to Research 15
CMM4137Project Preparation 15
CMM5220Communications Project 1 20
CMM5221Communications Project 2 20
Plus 90 credit points (6 units) from the following:
CCA4101Environmental Humanities 15
CMM4105Global Communications 15
CMM4108Independent Study 15
CMM4118Case Studies in Communications 2 15
CMM4119Case Studies in Communications 15
CMM4123Media and Social Context 15
CMM4124Media and Nation 15
CMM4125Popular Music and Culture 15
CMM4131Reading Media Texts 15
CMM4202Culture and the Internet 15
CMM4215Cultural Matrix 15
MST4150Media in Asia 15
MST4151Media and Identity 15
Plus 20 credit points (1 unit) from the following:
CMM5110Globalisation, Cultural Diversity and Innovation 20
CMM5111Convergences 20
PRN5110Perception Management 20
VIS5110Visual Communication 20
 

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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