Credit points


Major available at

  • Melbourne

Additional information

The Media major offers students training in media production informed by both current media theory and contemporary industry practices. The sequence is practically-oriented with multiple studio-based units that see students producing folios of work which align with the activities of the profession. Students in the sequence are equipped with the practical skills required for employment in a range of media industry roles including digital video production, television production, broadcast radio and online content production in new, social and emerging media. The major is also a pathway to becoming a secondary-school media teacher when combined with a tertiary teaching qualification.

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

A student must complete 80 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. at least 10 cp from 100-level units (Part A);

b. at least 40 cp from 200-level units (Part B);

c. at least 20 cp from 300-level units (Part C).

Part A : 100-level Units

Complete at least 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MEDA100Making Digital Movies10
MEDA101Theories of Media10

Part B : 200-level Units

Complete at least 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MEDA200Making Track: an Introduction to Audio Production10
MEDA201Online Video Production10
MEDA204Media Production and the Community10
MEDA206Radio Production10
MEDA207Sound to Screen10
MEDA209Reading Screen Texts10
MEDA214Digital Imaging and Web Design10
ARTS226Video / Installation10Cross-credited unit
HIST266News Flash: History and the Media10Cross-credited unit
POLS220Politics and the Media10Cross-credited unit

Part C : 300-level Units

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MEDA302Digital Media Lab10
MEDA304Media Audiences Consumers Creators Citizens10
HUMA332Arts and Humanities Special Project10

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