Global Media Industries

MDA10008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • 1 Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020 

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20


Prerequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

Global Media Industries will explore worldwide trends in a range of media industries, and provide you with the skills and knowledge to work internationally in fields such as design, marketing, media regulation, content creation and management, telecommunications and journalism. You will refine your skills in intercultural communication in media-specific contexts, and gain an understanding of how globalisation has impacted on the media industries. Case studies will provide you with insights into how media organisations balance global operations with local market conditions, as well as the impact media is having on global issues

 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Evaluate and enhance their media, information and cultural literacies.
2. Analyse global trends and local contexts in various media industries.
3. Conceptualise global media industries by defining key terms, explaining key theories, and using examples of industry cases.
4. Effectively communicate in contexts of cultural diversity.

Courses with unit

BA-ARTS3 Bachelor of Arts
BB-ARTBUS1 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
BB-ARTSC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
BB-LAWART Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts
BA-MCMN Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-HSCMCMN Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-LAWMCMN* Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Media and Communication
BA-MCMPROF Bachelor of Media and Communication (Professional)