Media Practice

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Media Practice

Master of Media Practice

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 42 credit points from elective units of study
(i) With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from units outside the table, including:
(ii) a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
(c) at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Media Practice

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study.
(i) With the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 6 credit points can be taken as elective units from units outside the table

Graduate Certificate in Media Practice

Students complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study.

Core

MECO6900
News Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
MECO6902
Legal and Ethical Issues in Media Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone

MECO6904
Dissertation Part 1
6    P 24 credit points from Digital Communication & Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables
C MECO6939
N MECO6928 or MECO6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6905
Dissertation Part 2
6    P 48 credit points, including MECO6904 from Digital Communication & Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables
N MECO6928 or MECO6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6928
Media and Communication Internship
6    P 48 credit points from Digital Communication & Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables
N MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6932
Advanced Media Project
6    P 48 credit points including MECO6900 and (MECO6924 or MECO6925 or MECO6941)
N MECO6928 or MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Open to Masters' students only
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6935
Professional Project
6    P 48 credit points from Digital Communication & Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables
N MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6928 or MECO6939

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective

MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6908
Strategy Selection in Corporate PR
6      Semester 1
MECO6909
Crisis Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6911
Financial and Investor Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6912
Political Public Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6913
Public Opinion, Policy and Public Sphere
6      Semester 2
MECO6914
Making Magazines
6    P MECO6930
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6915
Writing Features: Narrative Journalism
6      Semester 2
MECO6919
Health Communication
6      Semester 1
MECO6924
Television and Video Journalism
6    C MECO6900
Semester 1
MECO6925
Online Journalism
6      Semester 1
MECO6927
Organisational Communication
6      Semester 2
MECO6929
Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts
6      Semester 1
MECO6930
Publication Design
6      Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECO6934
Social Issues Marketing
6      Semester 2
MECO6938
The Interview
6      Semester 1a
MECO6939
Research Methods
6      Semester 1
MECO6940
Theoretical Traditions and Innovations
6      Semester 1
MECO6941
Podcasting
6      Semester 2
MECO6942
Managing Social Media Communities
6      Intensive January
Semester 1b
MFDI9303
Digital Effects for Film and Video
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ARIN6904
Mobile Media and Games
6      Semester 2
ASNS6905
Asian Popular Culture
6      Semester 2
ASNS6908
Media Industries in East Asia
6      Semester 1
GCST6901
Cultural Policy
6      Semester 2
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
LNGS7274
Media Discourse

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive August
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
WRIT6000
Professional Writing
6      Semester 2
WRIT6001
Professional Editing
6      Semester 1
USSC6922
US Strategy in the Asia-Pacific
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
USSC6920
US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology
6      Intensive July