Units of Study
MECO1002 - Media and Communications Landscapes
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Penny O'Donnell
The 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 communication 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.
1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 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), BA (Media and Comm)/BLaws students only
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