Master of Arts

Media and Communications

For candidates admitted under Rule (b)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline.
24 cps
Advanced Standing 24  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ENCO503 Research and Writing Across Disciplines 6  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 12 to 24 credit points from the following units:
12-24 cps
COMM301 Film and Media in the Digital Age 6  
COMM315 Children's Media 6  
COMM321 The Art of Capitalism: Advertising and Culture 6  
COMM323 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM325 Television Studies 6  
COMM327 Popular and Creative Culture 6  
COMM332 News and Current Affairs 6  
COMM381 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM382 Hollywood Cinema 6  
COMM385 Australian Film 6  
COMM387 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
COMM388 Visual Pleasures: Film, Gender and Genre 6  
ENCO326 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
And complete at least 30 credit points from the following units: 30 cps
ARTS501 Arts Research and Professional Practice 6  
ARTS502 Dissertation Unit 12  
COMM501 Film and Media in the Digital Age 6  
COMM515 Children's Media 6  
COMM521 The Art of Capitalism: Advertising and Culture 6  
COMM523 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM525 Television Studies 6  
COMM527 Popular and Creative Culture 6  
COMM532 News and Current Affairs 6  
COMM581 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM582 Hollywood Cinema 6  
COMM585 Australian Film 6  
COMM587 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
COMM588 Visual Pleasures: Film, Gender and Genre 6  
ENCO504 Writing Short Fiction 6  
ENCO506 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
ENCO509 Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth 6  
ENCO510 Reading and Writing Children's Literature 6  
ENCO526 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
ENGL504 Critical and Creative Writing: Fantasy Literature 6  
Elective Units
Complete 12 to 24 credit points at 200-level or above, with at least 12 credit points at 500-level.
12-24 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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