Unit aim

Students undertake a major media project, individually or in a team, and a critical evaluation of the outcome. The production will be publishable in an actual media context, whether as a print, online, radio or audiovisual product. Students will work with an appropriate supervisor in conjunction with the Unit Assessor. Students will be required to achieve progress goals towards completion of the project by the end of session.

Unit content

Module 1 Introduction to media projects

  • Planning and project managing techniques and strategies
  • Project conception in relation to media publication Legal and ethical issues in media production
  • Client liaison and community engagement

Module 2 Presenting work-in-progress

  • Finalising and publishing work
  • Evaluation strategies

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 2 hours (3 weeks)
Practical session 2 hours (1 week)
Assessment
Project outline and production plan20%
Presentation30%
Project report50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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