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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Media and Communications)

  • Study mode
    Media and Communications is undertaken on campus
  • Program rating
    In this course you will study the internet, broadcasting, wireless technology, print and other 21st Century media where many changes took place. The focus is both local and global, and the course aims to prepare graduates who understand the process and evolution of the media, and how this relates to cultural, political and social platforms in society. In 2008 the University of Melbourne launched the online graduate journal "Platform" that welcomes submissions from graduate students as well as applications for editorial positions.
  • Aimed at
    The course is directed at people wanting to work in the communication industry and who are interested in the mass media.
  • Employability
    Graduates in Media and Communications can find work in print, broadcasting, online journalism, public relations, marketing and advertising, media consultancy, corporate and government communications, publishing and editing, NGO and humanitarian communications and media and cultural policy.
  • Expected salary
    Jobs in the communication industry can vary, from journalism and copywriting who have an annual income ranging from AUD $33,000 to $107,585, to TV, film and radio who range between AUD $40,000 and $110,000.
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  • Objectives
    Media and Communications is concerned with interpretative, theoretical and historical approaches to the media and its communication technologies, in close combination with the development of practical communication skills. An exciting range of subjects enables students to develop a comprehensive overview of the media’s places in today’s society, economy and culture, with an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. Students also learn to think across media, and to achieve an understanding of the effects and impact of new communication technologies on emerging global media environment.

    The Media and Communications program has as its objectives that graduates:

    * are enabled to develop a comprehensive overview of the media's place in today's society, economy and culture, with an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region;
    * are provided with the fundamental written communication skills required by successful journalists and other media professionals;
    * will achieve an understanding of new communication technologies and their impact on the fast changing global media environment;
    * are trained to think across media- a skill of increasing importance for the next generation of media professionals and media researchers;
    * will appreciate the value of an international and interdisciplinary approach to the study of Media and Communications.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Media and Communications)
  • Course description
    Students undertaking the pure honours stream complete:
    • three fourth-year level Media and Communications core subjects (37.5 points); and
    • two optional fourth-year level subjects (25 points); and
    • a Media and Communications thesis of 12,000 words (37.5 points).
    Double major students may complete one of the following combined honours streams:
    • two fourth-year level Media and Communications core subjects (25 points); and
    • three fourth-year level subjects in the combining discipline (37.5 points); and
    • a Media and Communications thesis of 12,000 words (37.5 points).
    or
    • three fourth-year level Media and Communications core subjects (37.5 points); and
    • two fourth year-level subjects in the combining discipline (25 points); and
    • a thesis in the combining discipline (37.5 points).
    Please note: students undertaking the second option will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) NOT a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications Honours).
    For policies that govern this degree, see Academic Services Policy in the University Melbourne Policy Framework . Students also should also refer to information in the Student Policy Directory.

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