A full-time student's standard path through the MC188 program. All courses run twice a year, so students can begin the program in either March or July and follow the same plan

A full-time student's standard path through the MC188 program. All courses run twice a year, so students can begin the program in either March or July and follow the same plan

 
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COMM2532 Contemporary Media Work Practices

  • Establish your online presence and networked fluency.

  • Learn production tools and techniques for online media.

  • Develop your social media presence, both as a tool for your career and for publishing and promoting media projects.

  • Develop a small online production by applying the skills developed in this course and COMM2530 Sound and Image.

COMM2530 Story, Genre and Medium

  • Develop skills in scriptwriting for multiple modes of media delivery.

  • Analyse a variety of media genres and develop your own genre interests.

  • Develop a treatment for a fiction project as well as a non-fiction project.

COMM2682 Sound and Image

  • Learn production practices for fiction and non-fiction projects.

  • Produce a variety of teacher-specified production exercises and small projects.

  • Engage in iterative activity and reflection, as you hone your skills and repeat techniques in different contexts, to experience different outcomes.

COMM2533 Post-Industrial Media

  • Further develop production and distribution techniques for online media learnt in COMM2532 Contemporary Media Work Practices.

  • Research the aesthetic, technical, and/or theoretical aspects of online storytelling.

  • Produce, publish and distribute a short online media narrative as part of your research.

  • Broaden your social media presence and practice advanced social media strategies.

School Elective 1

This post-graduate elective lets you:

  • add value to your degree,

  • pursue one of your interests, or

  • explore an area that is new to you.

COMM2680 Collaborative Media Project

  • Develop your collaboration and production skills as you plan and make a fiction or non-fiction project.

  • Projects will be designed by students within the course in collaboration with leading industry practitioners. Projects may also be commissioned by industry partners.

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COMM2540 New Directions in Narrative

  • Experiment with various story structures enabled by digital and networked technologies.

  • Develop techniques for the development of non-linear and interactive narratives

  • Develop a script for a multi-platform project. This project may be further developed in COMM2663 Professional Research Project.

GRAP2627 Research Methods for Design & Digital Media (S1 class no. 3640 / S2 class no. 3522)

  • Design a major research project based on an identified issue or interest.

  • Develop a research proposal and research methodology.

  • Pass the research proposal in order to progress to the completion of the research project in COMM2663 Professional Research Project.

COMM2683 Strategic Media Project

  • Consolidate your professional practice and further your career goals by making an original project for a contemporary media audience.

  • Build high-level conceptual and practical skills and develop your directorial vision for narrative, visual, auditory, linear and interactive media.

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COMM2681 Media Career Development

  • Develop your online profile with an online portfolio, CV and professional social media presence.

  • Establish links with media organisations, companies, and other collaborators through networking activities.

  • Conduct research about a specific skill or industry issue.

  • Plan an entrepreneurial project or write a business plan for yourself as a sole trader.

  • Progress your career direction through a work placement or internship.

School Elective 2

This post-graduate elective lets you:

  • add value to your degree,

  • pursue one of your interests, or

  • explore an area that is new to you.

COMM2786 Professional Research Project

Complete the major research project that you proposed in GRAP2627 Research Methods for Design and Digital Media.