Media Content Creation

JOU10007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23

8 Jul 24 - 6 Oct 24

29 Oct 24

Last self enrolment:
21 Jul 24

2 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Aug 24

Aims and objectives

Media Content Creation introduces students to digital non-fiction story development skills for professional media purposes and social media dissemination across a range of platforms. This unit will demonstrate how to create and edit non-fiction stories for media-related industries through the capturing of audio, video and photographic material. Students will establish and develop an online portfolio and learn how to establish a related professional social media identity in order to promote their work.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Apply key audio and video concepts essential to media content creation;
2. Demonstrate the role of sound and vision in telling non-fiction stories through various media and communications platforms;
3. Utilise both mobile device and industry standard software and equipment to create non-fiction media content
4. Implement audio, video and photographic output for publication
5. Create an online portfolio and professional social media identity to highlight and promote creative output.