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Media and Cultural Studies Major  

The Media and Cultural Studies major within the Bachelor of Communications degree allows students to examine the ways in which the Media are organised, the social position and power they have and the ways they communicate to audiences.  It introduces students to a significant range of contemporary theoretical and critical approaches used to analyse media texts, media technologies and their position in the world today.  It trains students to think critically and to communicate effectively.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Students may commence Level Two units of their Major in the first and second semesters of enrolment.
CMM2115 Cultural Matrix 15
Select 45 credit points from the following:
CMM2124 Media and Nation 15
CMM3125 Popular Music and Culture 15
MAS2102 Technoculture 15
MST2150 Media in Asia 15
Select 60 credit points from the following:
CCA3101 Environmental Humanities 15
CMM3108 Independent Study Unit 15
CMM3115 Global Communications 15
CMM3118 Case Studies in Communications 2 15
CMM3119 Case Studies in Communications 15
MST3151 Media and Identity 15
It is recommended that students intending to study the Media and Cultural Studies Major complete some of the following Foundation Program elective units.
CMM1104 Writing for the Media 15
ENG1050 Literature and Social Change 15
GEO1104 Introduction to Geography: Environment, Space, Place 15
HIS1000 20th Century Global History: An Australian Perspective 15
POL1104 Foundations of Politics and Government 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010