Digital Communication and Culture

The degree information below is for students who commenced in 2015.

Students who commenced before 2015 can find degree information in the handbook of the year they commenced at
www.sydney.edu.au/handbooks

Digital Communication and Culture

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Digital Communication and Culture must complete 24 credit points, including at least 12 credit points of core units of study and up to 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Digital Communication and Culture must complete 48 credit points, including at least 24 credit points of core units of study and up to 24 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Digital Communication and Culture must complete 72 credit points, including at least 24 credit points of core units of study, 42 credit points of elective units of study and a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study..
Core units of study
Master of Digital Communication and Culture students are encouraged to complete all 5 core units of study.
ARIN6901
Network Society
6      Semester 2
ARIN6902
Internet Governance
6      Semester 1
Summer Late
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
Winter Main
ARIN6905
New Media Audiences
6    ARIN6903  Semester 1
ARIN6912
Digital Research and Publishing
6      Semester 2
Elective Units of Study
ARTS7000
Academic Communication for Postgraduates
6   

It is strongly advised that all students enrolling in this elective complete it during their first semester of study, or in Summer or Winter school when available. ARTS7000 is recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
GCST5909
Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies
6      Semester 1
ARHT6930
Film Theory: Art, Industry, Culture
6      Semester 1
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 1
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
6      Semester 2
ENGL6970
Reading Magazines
6   

Cross-listed for Master of Publishing students.
Summer Early
MECO6900
News Writing
6    MECO4101  Semester 1
Summer Late
MECO6916
Editing and Manuscript Preparation
6      Semester 1
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 1
MECO6925
Online Journalism
6    Assumed knowledge: Familiarity with computers. Basic journalism studies knowledge or co-enrolment in MECO6900 News Writing preferred.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
MECO6902
Legal & Ethical Issues in Media Practice
6      Semester 2
MUSM7036
Museums and the Digital
6      Semester 2b
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    SCLG3003  Semester 1
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 2
MMDE5011
Interactive Media Practice Seminar 1
6    MMDE5001 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MMDE6001
History and Theory of New Media 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MMDE6101
Animation for Interactive Media & Video
6   

Special permission is required for cross-faculty enrolments. Please contact unit of study co-oridinator.
Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9101
IDEA Laboratory 1
6      Semester 1a
IDEA9106
Design Thinking
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IDEA9201
IDEA Laboratory 2
6      Semester 2a
COMP5206
Information Technologies and Systems
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5211
Algorithms
6    Assumed knowledge: This unit of study assumes that students have general knowledge of mathematics (especially Discrete Math) and problem solving. Having moderate knowledge about Data structure can also help students to better understand the concepts of Algorithms will be taught in this course. Some knowledge of computer programming is required. Semester 2
COMP5213
Computer and Network Organisation
6      Semester 1
COMP5214
Software Development in Java
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 2a
MECO6934
Social Marketing
6      Semester 2b
Capstone units of study
ARIN6911
Project in Digital Communications
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARIN6920
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ARIN6921
Dissertation Part 2
6    ARIN6920 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6935
Professional Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6928
Media and Communication Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2