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MDIA 2302 - Media Research Methods

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study, including 3 units of MDIA Level I courses
Incompatible: MDIA 2204
Assessment: Participation (10%), online tests (20%), individual research paper (40%), group assignment (30%)
Syllabus:

Research is central to all media activity, whether carried out in commercial, public or academic contexts. This course aims to bring together the theoretical and practical elements of research in the media. Students will be exposed to various research methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, as they affect the changing media landscape and its evaluation. Students will be exposed to different theoretical paradigms of media research, analysis of competing frameworks for defining the media as object of study, and to debate on issues such as research ethics, intellectual property, effective communication of research findings and cultural sensitivity, among others.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 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
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10277 LE01 230 65 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 11am - 12pm Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 11am - 12pm Mawson, G19, Mawson Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10278 WR07 30 FULL 12 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
10280 WR05 36 FULL 13 Mar - 10 Apr Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
1 May - 29 May Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
10281 WR04 36 3 15 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 12pm - 2pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
3 May - 31 May Friday 12pm - 2pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
10282 WR03 36 2 12 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room
10284 WR01 36 4 15 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 3pm - 5pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room
3 May - 31 May Friday 3pm - 5pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room