Students learn about how the media is evolving through an examination of issues such as ownership, control of the media and the impact of new media technologies on society.
The Bachelor of Media and Communication (Social Media) from the Swinburne University of Technology course links theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to operate effectively in diverse settings in industry.
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Bachelor of Media and Communication, graduates will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge, conceptual understanding, technical skills and expertise in the broad field of media and communication
- formulate arguments that draw on and critique the differences between relevant theories and evidence as they pertain to the field of media and communication
- exercise initiative and judgment in planning, problem-solving and decision-making in professional practice and/or scholarship, individually and in collaboration with others
- demonstrate critical analysis, creativity and problem-solving in relation to a range of media and communication activities and processes
- recognise and reflect on social, cultural, legal and ethical issues relating to media and communication industries in local and international contexts
- apply a broad understanding of an audience through interpreting and communicating ideas, problems and arguments in a range of media and communication contexts and formats, using the English language
- reflect critically on their performance and/or scholarship and use this to improve their own creative and productive outcomes
- apply research methodology relevant to the field of media and communication.
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- Innovation Cultures: Perspectives on Science and Technology
- Netvvorked Selves
- Digital Communities
- The Media in Australia
- Media end Communications Project
- Researching Social Media Publics
- Media Analytics end Visualisation
- 36 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Media Management Media Studies & Mass Media View 113 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code- 088390J
- Swinburne offers English language courses that can help you meet the minimum English language requirement for study. On successful completion of English for Academic Purposes at Swinburne, you may be granted direct entry to your chosen degree, diploma or certificate provided you also meet other (academic) entry requirements.
International29400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29400 AUD per year during 36 months.
National14500 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 AUD per year during 36 months.
National fee is Commonwealth supported
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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