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MDIA 3310 - Professional Practice
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MDIA 3310 - Professional Practice

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3020
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to B Media students only
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: 12 units Advanced Level Media
Incompatible: MDIA 3301
Assessment: Attendance & participation 10%, Research essay 30%, Media skills project 30%, Professional writing exercise 30%
Syllabus:

This course prepares students for diverse fields of media work. It introduces students to the expectations of a range of professional media and communications roles within a range of organisations, including fast-developing media industries, government service and community organisations. The course is in three parts. The first part explores the changing nature of professional media careers and the role of communications professionals in broader industry, government and community environments. Career search and professional presentation will be included. During the second part, students will learn about current media and communications project management, communication strategies, report writing, and other essential activities in contemporary organisational environments. The third part provides an opportunity for students to develop and polish their skills in a broad range of media and professional writing forms.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $755 Band 1 $755 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3020 Thu 05/08/2010 Tue 31/08/2010 Fri 17/09/2010 Fri 29/10/2010


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24001 LE01 140 12 30 Jul - 17 Sep Friday 12pm - 2pm Ligertwood, 231, Law Lecture Theatre 1
8 Oct - 29 Oct Friday 12pm - 2pm Ligertwood, 231, Law Lecture Theatre 1
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24002 TU01 21 1 30 Jul - 17 Sep Friday 10am - 11am Ligertwood, 425, Tutorial Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Friday 10am - 11am Ligertwood, 425, Tutorial Room
24003 TU02 21 FULL 30 Jul - 17 Sep Friday 3pm - 4pm Napier, 143, Tutorial Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Friday 3pm - 4pm Napier, 143, Tutorial Room
24004 TU03 21 1 26 Jul - 13 Sep Monday 10am - 11am Hughes, 806, Seminar Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Monday 10am - 11am Hughes, 806, Seminar Room
24005 TU04 21 6 26 Jul - 13 Sep Monday 12pm - 1pm Napier, 108, Seminar Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Monday 12pm - 1pm Napier, 108, Seminar Room
24007 TU06 21 7 26 Jul - 13 Sep Monday 2pm - 3pm Napier, 108, Seminar Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Monday 2pm - 3pm Napier, 108, Seminar Room
24010 TU09 21 1 27 Jul - 14 Sep Tuesday 11am - 12pm Napier, 204, Tutorial Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Tuesday 11am - 12pm Napier, 204, Tutorial Room
24011 TU10 21 3 27 Jul - 14 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Napier, 137, Tutorial Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Napier, 137, Tutorial Room