Media and Communications Industry Project

MDA30020 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 10 hours

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

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24


62.5 Credit Points

Aims and objectives

This unit allows students to use their media and communication skills and knowledge in an industry engaged project or work placement. Students undertaking this unit are encouraged to work as independent industry practitioners, with supervision from staff and industry mentors to design and implement their chosen media outcome.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of professional practice in media and communication through creation of industry standard project proposals
2. Demonstrate ability to work independently and collaboratively on complex tasks that meet the specifications of a proposal or brief for an industry partner
3. Exercise initiative and judgment in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice, production and delivery of projects to brief
4. Demonstrate critical evaluation techniques to reflect on individual professional practice, production quality or teamwork and professional engagement
5. Indicate advanced practitioner level of production and practice in delivering a project or industry experience in a specific media specialisation or major