Guide to Mid-Year Entry for B.A. (Media and Communications) Students

A small number of students commence their degree in the middle of the year. As most diagrams of the degree assume a beginning of year commencement these students don’t always get proper advice. The diagram below suggests the correct study patterns for students commencing their studies in first year mid year.

JUNIOR UNIT
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Semester 2 Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 1
MECO1002 MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS LANDSCAPES MECO1001 INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA STUDIES MECO2603 MEDIA RELATIONS MECO3603 MEDIA, LAW AND ETHICS MECO3605 MEDIA GLOBALISATION MECO3671 MEDIA AND COMM INTERNSHIP MECO3609 CRITICAL PRACTICE IN MEDIA TABLE A OR B
SENIOR UNIT
MECO1003 PRINCIPLES OF MEDIA WRITING MECO2601 RADIO BROADCASTING MECO3601 VIDEO PRODUCTION MECO3606 ADVANCED MEDIA WRITING MECO3602 ONLINE MEDIA MECO3673 RESEARCH METHODS TABLE A OR B
SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A OR B
SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A OR B
JUNIOR UNIT
TABLE A OR B
JUNIOR UNIT
TABLE A
JUNIOR/SENIOR OR TABLE B SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A
JUNIOR/SENIOR OR TABLE B SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A
JUNIOR/SENIOR OR TABLE B SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A OR B
SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A OR B
SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A OR B
SENIOR UNIT
TABLE A MAJOR JUNIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR JUNIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR SENIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR SENIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR SENIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR SENIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR SENIOR UNIT TABLE A MAJOR SENIOR UNIT
24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS 24 CREDITS
Each box represents one 6 credit point unit of study. This diagram is a sample structure only, and is based on a standard full-time progression over 4 years.

The core MECO units of study and semester offerings are subject to change.

Please note that the above diagram captures the correct pattern at third year for MECO3606 and MECO3605 from 2013 onwards. Up to 2012 they were the other way around.

This diagram does not include any credit you may apply for. See the Undergraduate Coordinator for this.