Media Practice

Students Commencing in 2014
Degree information

Information for 2013
Degree information


Information for 2014


Master of Media Practice
Graduate Diploma in Media Practice
Graduate Certificate in Media Practice

Candidates for the Master of Media Practice are required to complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Media Practice are required to complete 36 credit points, including 18 credit points of core units of study and 18 credit points of elective units of study.

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.

Core Units of Study
Semester 1
MECO6900 News Writing (also available in Summer School)
MECO6926 International Media Practice

Semester 2
MECO6901 Dealing with the Media
MECO6902 Legal & Ethical Issues in Media Practice

Elective Units of Study
Semester 1
MECO6904 Dissertation Part 1
MECO6905 Dissertation Part 2
MECO6906 Literary Journalism: History and Theory
MECO6908 Strategy Selection in Corporate PR
MECO6909 PR Management and Conflict Resolution
MECO6914 Making Magazines
MECO6924 Broadcast Journalism
MECO6925 Online Journalism
MECO6928 Media and Communication Internship
ARIN6902 Internet Cultures and Governance
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6905 Asian Popular Culture
GCST6901 Cultural Policy

Semester 2
MECO6904 Dissertation Part 1
MECO6905 Dissertation Part 2
MECO6912 Political Public Relations
MECO6913 Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
MECO6914 Making Magazines
MECO6915 Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
MECO6927 Organisational Communication
MECO6928 Media and Communication Internship
MECO6929 Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts
ARIN6904 Mobile Media and Games
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6908 Media Industries in East Asia
LNGS7006 Cross-Cultural Communication
LNGS7274 Media Discourse
WMST6903 Gender, Media and Consumer Societies

Unit offered in intensive mode
PACS6914 Conflict-Resolving Media


Information for 2013


Master of Media Practice
Graduate Diploma in Media Practice
Graduate Certificate in Media Practice

Candidates for the Master of Media Practice are required to complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Media Practice are required to complete 36 credit points, including 18 credit points of core units of study and 18 credit points of elective units of study.

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.

With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from units of study outside those listed in the Media Practice subject area of the Postgraduate Unit of Study Table, including a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.

Core Units of Study
Semester 1
MECO6900 News Writing
MECO6926 International Media Practice

Semester 2
MECO6901 Dealing with the Media
MECO6902 Legal & Ethical Issues in Media Practice

Elective Units of Study
Semester 1
MECO6904 Dissertation Part 1
MECO6905 Dissertation Part 2
MECO6906 Literary Journalism: History and Theory
MECO6908 Strategy Selection in Corporate PR
MECO6909 PR Management and Conflict Resolution
MECO6924 Broadcast Journalism
MECO6925 Online Journalism
MECO6928 Media and Communication Internship
ARIN6902 Internet Cultures and Governance
ARIN6903 Exploring Digital Cultures
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6908 Media Industries in East Asia
LNGS7274 Media Discourse
PACS6914 Conflict-Resolving Media
WMST6903 Gender, Media and Consumer Societies

Semester 2
MECO6904 Dissertation Part 1
MECO6905 Dissertation Part 2
MECO6912 Political Public Relations
MECO6913 Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
MECO6914 Making Magazines
MECO6915 Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
MECO6927 Organisational Communication
MECO6928 Media and Communication Internship
MECO6929 Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts
ARIN6914 Remixable Media
ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
ASNS6905 Asian Popular Culture
LNGS7006 Cross-Cultural Communication