Media and Communications Project A

MDA30006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester/Teaching Period

Contact hours

  • Supervised project (Two hour information seminar and individual study)

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

2023 teaching periods



19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23


62.5 credit points



Aims and objectives

Students undertaking a media and communications project are supervised in both the design and implementation of a product of their choice (for example, a radio documentary, a short story, a website, a short film, a game and so on) or can choose to undertake work experience. This unit extends the skills acquired by students in their major studies and to provide an opportunity for students to gain experience in the workplace and to work independently as freelance practitioners.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Write a project proposal that clearly describes the aims and objectives of your project or related activity.
2. Demonstrate ability to work independently and collaboratively on complex tasks as required
3. Exercise initiative and judgment in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice
4. Evaluate and critically reflect on your own work.