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Bachelor of Media Communication

BMediaComm

240 cp

Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Melbourne Victoria

EFSTL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFSTL value of 0.125. Units with acp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:

Victoria
Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English.

2. Definitions

Major: 80 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 60 cp at advanced level.

Minor: 40 cp in prescribed units in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, normally including at least 10 cp at introductory level and at least 20 cp at advanced level.

3. Requirements for completion of the degree

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete:

  1. 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
    1. 80 cp from a Major in Media;
    2. 80 cp from a Major in Communication;
    3. 20 cp from University Core units;
    4. 20 cp from Program Core units;
    5. 10 cp from Internship;
    6. 30 cp from Electives;

      and

  2. ARTS232 Learning in the Community.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parenthesis where applicable.

Media

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MEDA100 10 Introduction to Media Production
MEDA101 10 Theorising the Media
MEDA200 10 Audio Production 1
MEDA201 10 Screen Production 1 (Pre: MEDA100 Introduction to Media Production)
MEDA202 10 2D Computer Animation 1
MEDA203 10 3D Computer Animation 1 (Pre: MEDA202 2D Computer Animation 1)
MEDA206 10 Audio Production 2A (Pre: MEDA200 Audio Production 1)
MEDA207 10 Audio Production 2B (Pre: MEDA200 Audio Production 1)
MEDA208 10 Screen Production 2A (Pre: MEDA201 Screen Production 1)
MEDA209 10 Understanding Screen Texts
MEDA210 10 Screen Production 2B (Pre: MEDA208 Screen Production 1)
MEDA211 10 Media Law (Pre: MEDA101 Theorising the Media)
MEDA213 10 Power, Propaganda and Persuasion (Pre: MEDA101 Theorising the Media or 10cp from 100-level unit in Communication)
MEDA214 10 Digital Imaging

Communication

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
COMM102 10 Introduction to Communication
COMM103 10 Written Communication
COMM213 10 Interpersonal Communication
COMM219 10 New Media Communication (Pre: 10cp from 100-level unit in Communication)
COMM221 10 Communication Ethics (Pre: COMM102 Introduction to Communication)
COMM220 10 Writing the News (Pre: COMM102 Introduction to Communication)
COMM313 10 Convergent Media Journalism (Pre: COMM220 Writing the News)
ENGL208 10 Creative Writing (Pre: 10cp from 100-level unit in Literature or Communication)

University Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
UNCC100 10 Our World: Community and Vulnerability
UNCC300 10 Understanding Self and Society: Contemporary Perspectives (Pre: UNCC100 Our World: Community and Vulnerability)

Program Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
COMM221 10

Communication Ethics (Pre: COMM102 Introduction to Communication)

MEDA215 10 Media Production for Social Justice
MEDA301 10 Event Management and Production for the Community

Internship

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MEDA300 10 Internship (Pre: 10cp from 200-level unit in Media and 10cp from 200-level unit in Communication)

Volunteer Experience

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ARTS232 0 Learning in the Community2

Electives

Units in drama, literature, history, marketing, music, politics or visual arts from the Schedule of Unit Offerings for the Bachelor of Arts degree.


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Learning in the Community is normally to be completed by the end of Year 2.

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