Media Industry Seminar
2014 unit code: MDA60008 (formerly HAM419)
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||2 Hours per Week|
Related course(s)A core unit of study in the Graduate Certificate of Arts (Media and Communications),Graduate Diploma of Arts (Media and Communications) and Master of Arts (Media and Communications).
Aims and objectives
The aim of this subject is to introduce students to a variety of media industry professionals from a range of fields in order to educate them about the kinds of employment opportunities available in the media professions. Students will also participate in professional networking opportunities as part of this subject.
Generic skills outcomes
Students are expected to develop a number of graduate attributes, resulting in graduates who are:
- Capable in their chosen professional areas.
- Entrepreneurial in contributing to innovation and development within their business, workplace or community.
- Operate effectively and ethically in work and community situations.
- Adaptable and manage change.
- Aware of local and international environments.
Students will attend weekly seminars presented by professionals working in the media industries. Presenters are drawn from a range of areas including multimedia and online production, content management, journalism, the film, television and radio industries and independent/freelance production. As well as participating in the seminars, students are required to research and conduct an interview with an industry professional from a field of their choice. The interview is then presented as a finished media product in the form of a report, radio or video interview or website.