The unit provides an introductory understanding of key research methods and practices relevant to media and communications via 'clusters' such as literary and investigative journalism, public relations, multimedia, audio and research essays. Students will write a research essay and a proposal for a major media project, which they will complete in semester two as part of MECO3609.
1x2hr lecture/week for 6 weeks, 1x2hr tutorial/week for 7 weeks
1x2000wd research essay (40%), 1x2750wd proposal (45%), 2x500wd total equivalent consultations (5%), 1x750wd equivalent pitch (10%)
18 Senior credit points in Media and Communications