University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 4003 - Honours Media Thesis

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 12
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 1 hour per week
Restriction: Available only to students admitted to relevant Honours program
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: A credit standard in undergraduate study, which is usually determined by a minimum requirement of 70% average in all Level II and Level III courses taken at undergraduate level.
Assessment: 15,000 word thesis (100%) or Media Honours Project - approx 15 min video; 60 min radio; eq. 10,000 words multimedia (50%) plus a 6000-8000 word Project Exegesis (50%)

The aim of the Honours program is to provide students with a stronger and more focused intellectual context in which to carry out research in their areas of specialisation in the media. It is designed to extend the academic and creative synergies of the Bachelor of Media Degree into higher degree and professional industry application. It is expected that by the end of the program students would be able to carry out independent research in either a higher degree or an industry-related specialisation. It is also expected that students would have developed awareness and critical skills necessary for a proper understanding of the ethical implications of professional and scholarly conduct.

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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 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Supervision
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20643 SU01 10 8 28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Napier, 204, Teaching Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Napier, 204, Teaching Room