Units of Study

MECO1001 - Australian Media Studies

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alana Mann


This unit offers an introduction to the history and theory of media and communications studies. Students will gain a foundation in key concepts, methodologies and theorists in the field. They will also explore the interdisciplinary roots of media and communications studies and acquire basic research skills. By the end of the unit students should be familiar with major shifts in the history and theory of media and communications studies and with basic concepts and methodologies in the field.


1x1200wd essay (30%), 1x1800wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (30%)


MECO 1001 Course Reader to be purchased from the University Copy Centre.


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Additional Information

available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws students only


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





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