Units of Study
MECO1002 - Media and Communications Landscapes
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Marc Andrew Brennan
This unit introduces students to the key ideas, trends, organisations and institutional bodies that shape and define the 'landscape' in which media and communications practitioners operate. It offers students an opportunity to gain a foundational understanding of the media and communications field in Australia that will be important for placing professional work done in media and communications in a social, cultural, historical, economic and political context.
1x1250wd product or company profile (30%), 1x1250wd market or 'segment' report (30%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)
Stuart Cunningham and Graeme Turner, (eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia, Third Edition, Allen and Unwin, 2010
1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week
Note: available to BA (Media and Comm) and BSc (Media and Comm) students only
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