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MDIA 3310 - Professional Practice

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to B Media students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Discovery Experience Working: Yes
Pre-Requisite: 12 units of Level II Media courses
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.

Course Fees

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
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 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20342 LE01 180 78 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20344 TU07 23 3 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 4pm - 5pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
20345 TU06 23 1 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Badger, LG17, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Badger, LG17, Teaching Room
20346 TU05 23 8 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Napier, 108, Teaching Room
20348 TU03 23 1 2 Aug - 20 Sep Friday 1pm - 2pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
11 Oct - 1 Nov Friday 1pm - 2pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
20349 TU02 23 FULL 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 2pm - 3pm Mawson, 122, Madigan Room
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 2pm - 3pm Mawson, 122, Madigan Room
20350 TU01 23 23 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 5pm - 6pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room