Master of Arts

Media and Communications

For candidates admitted under Rule (c)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor with Honours or an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
48 cps
Advanced Standing 48  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
WRIT503 Research in Writing 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
ARTS501 Arts Research and Professional Practice 6  
ARTS502 Dissertation Unit 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 24 credit points from the following units:
24 cps
COMM501 Film Techniques and Digital Effects 6  
COMM515 Screen Media for Young Audiences 6  
COMM523 Digital and Social Media 6  
COMM525 Television Studies 6  
COMM532 News and Journalism 6  
COMM581 The Art of Documentary 6  
COMM582 Hollywood Cinema 6  
COMM585 Australian Screens 6  
COMM587 Screen Adaptations: Rewiring the Text 6  
COMM589 Human Rights on Screen 6  
WRIT506 Writing for Work: Styles and Contexts 6  
WRIT509 Writing Creative Non-fiction 6  
WRIT526 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 12 credit points at 500-level:
0-12 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

Course Plans for each Commencing Trimester

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