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Media, Culture and Mass Communications Major  

This major explores the social and cultural context of media. Students will examine the influence and power of media and the forces that affect them. 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. The course also allows students to construct a hybrid program of study which looks at theory and practice in fields such as advertising, journalism, public relations and visual communication. 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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Select 60 credit points (4 units) from the following:
CMM2115 Cultural Matrix 15
CMM2124 Media and Nation 15
CMM3125 Popular Music and Culture 15
CMM2202 Culture and the Internet 15
MST2150 Media in Asia 15
Plus select 60 credit points (4 units) from the following:
CCA3101 Environmental Humanities 15
CMM3108 Independent Study Unit 15
CMM3115 Global Communications 15
CMM3129 Contemporary Issues in Culture 15
MST3151 Media and Identity 15
Select up to 30 credit points from the above list of units, plus a further 30 credit points of Level Two or Level Three ADV, BRO, JOU or PRN coded units.
It is recommended that students intending to study the Media, Culture and Mass Communications major complete some of the following Foundation Program elective units.
BRO1000 iTalk@ECU: Presentation Skills 15
CMM1107 Creative Thinking 15
CMM1112 Communication Strategies 15
FAV1111 Film and Cinema Studies 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012