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 2023 Admission.

Completion requirements

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

a. 20 cp from 100-level units (Part A)

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

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

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • MEDA103Introduction to Screen and Sound Production10 CP
  • MEDA104Screen, Sound and Society10 CP

Complete at least 40 credit points from the following:

  • HIST266News Flash: History and the Media10 CP
  • MEDA220Sound Production Studio10 CP
  • MEDA221Screen Production10 CP
  • MEDA222Studio Production10 CP
  • MEDA223Screen Language10 CP
  • PERF215On Screen: Movies, TV, Video Games10 CP

    Cross-credited unit

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

  • HIST334Film and History10 CP
  • HUMA332Arts and Humanities Special Project10 CP

    Only with permission from the Course Coordinator

  • MEDA304Media Audiences: Consumers, Creators, Citizens10 CP
  • MEDA305Major Media Project10 CP

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