Multiplatform Media Production & Practice

MDA60002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + blended

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

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

29 Jul 24 - 27 Oct 24

3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
11 Aug 24

31 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24

Aims and objectives

Students in this unit will learn how to report, write, record, shoot and deliver news and information across a range of online and multiplatform media. Students will develop a detailed critical understanding of the concepts of multiplatform production and practice. They will also acquire competence in a range of writing and publishing practices in online and multiplatform environments.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically analyse and evaluate the range of networked resources used in contemporary multiplatform practice and production.
2. Use multiplatform tools and techniques to create integrated media content in a significant online publication;
3. Research and critically evaluate ways to repurpose and diversify written, image and audio content across industry-adopted publishing;
4. Synthesise and review research and practical tools to demonstrate conceptual skills that allow adaptation of creative work for a range of platforms.