Media Practice

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

Media Practice

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Media Practice are required to complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Media Practice are required to complete 48 credit points, including a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study and a maximum of 24 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Media Practice are required to complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study, a maximum of 42 credit points of elective units of study and at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study.
Core units of study
MECO6900
News Writing
6    MECO4101  Semester 1
Summer Late
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
MECO6902
Legal & Ethical Issues in Media Practice
6      Semester 2
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units of study
MECO6906
Literary Journalism: History and Theory
6      Semester 1
MECO6908
Strategy Selection in Corporate PR
6      Semester 1
MECO6909
PR Management and Conflict Resolution
6      Semester 1
MECO6911
Financial and Investor Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6912
Political Public Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6913
Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
6      Semester 2
MECO6914
Making Magazines
6    MECO6930 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6915
Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
6      Semester 2
MECO6919
Health Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6924
Broadcast Journalism
6    MECO6900 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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
MECO6927
Organisational Communication
6      Semester 2
MECO6929
Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts
6      Semester 2
MECO6932
Advanced Media Project
6    MECO6900 and (MECO6924 or MECO6925 or MECO6931) 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Open to Masters' students only 
Semester 2
MECO6934
Social Marketing
6      Semester 2b
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 2a
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
Winter Main
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
ASNS6905
Asian Popular Culture
6      Semester 1
ASNS6908
Media Industries in East Asia
6      Semester 2
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 1
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
LNGS7274
Media Discourse
6      Semester 2
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    SCWK6935  Intensive March
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 2
Capstone units of study
MECO6904
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6905
Dissertation Part 2
6    MECO6904 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

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

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6935
Professional Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2