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JOUR11-101: Media Futures

Description

You will explore the development of the press, film, radio, television, online and digital industries in Australia and how they sit within a global context. You will examine media institutions in the context of rapid change brought about by digital transformation, social media impacts, future trends, media entrepreneurship, funding and business models, and how regulatory, cultural and professional frameworks respond to these changes. There is a special focus on the 'Australianess' of our media and its media products. A range of contemporary issues are explored in relation to the rapid and radical changes taking place nationally and internationally in the communication and media industries, propelled by digital imperatives.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeJOUR11-101
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

Learning outcomes

1. Analyse and evaluate the functions, policies, regulations, ethical and legal responsibilities, historical contexts and intersections of media in Australia and abroad.
2. Analyse and evaluate the impact of technological changes on media and communications industries.
3. Adapt acquired knowledge to solve emerging and established issues within media industries.
4. Articulate opinions and ideas on the confluence of modern media industries.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020