Pass Course Structure for Students commenced prior to 2006

There are 4 components of the BA (Media and Communications)

  • Major in Media and Communications
  • Major in Arts or Economics (Social Science)
  • Compulsory units
  • Electives in Arts or Economics (Social Science)

The structure below is based on a student undertaking a maximum of 48 junior credit points and should be read in conjunction with the
Course Requirements.

The first three years for both the Pass and the Honours stream are made up of the same components

Year 1
Semester 1
Media Major Pre-Req MECO1003 6cp Principles of Media Writing
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Electives 12cp
Semester 2
Media Major Pre-Req MECO1001 6cp Introduction to Media Studies
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Elective 6cp
Year 2
Semester 1
Media Major MECO2601 6cp Introduction to Radio
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Elective 6cp
Semester 2
Compulsory unit of study MECO2603 6cp Media Relations
Media Major MECO3601 6cp Video Production
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Elective 6cp
Year 3
Semester 1
Compulsory unit of study MECO3603 6cp Media Law & Ethics
Compulsory unit of study MECO3605 6cp Media Policy & Globalisation
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Semester 2
Media Major MECO3602 6cp Online Media Production
Media Major MECO3606 6cp Advanced Media Writing
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Major 6cp
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Elective 6cp
Year 4
Semester 1
Internship MECO3761 6cp Internship
Internship MECO3762 6cp Internship Project
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Elective 12cp
Semester 2
Media Major MECO3609 6cp Critical Practice in Media
Arts or Economics (Soc Sci) Elective 18cp