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MDIA 7001 - Masters Media Theory

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to MA Global Media Specialisation students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Incompatible: MDIA 4001 / MDIA 4001
Assessment: Summary Essay (15%), Short Essay (30%), Major Essay (55%)

This course is designed to provide students with a range of advanced media theories, methodologies and research frameworks to carry out sophisticated research. It focuses on research theories relevant to the exploration of cultures and requires students to carry out activities that relate to contemporary media research and, where relevant, draw their major project dissertation or creative work closer to questions around research in the 21st Century. A major theme running through the course is the historical, cultural and social significance of the media as one of the most important contemporary topics debated in both academic research circles and the public sphere.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
6 0.25 Band 1 $1,641 Band 1 $1,641 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: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10307 WR01 15 11 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 11am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG18, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 10 Jun Monday 11am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG18, Teaching Room