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Research Practices - MECO4116

Year - 2020

This unit introduces students to a range of research methods commonly used in media and communications. Students will participate in exercises to gain hands-on experience and will investigate the importance of methods in scholarly and professional settings. The unit provides an introductory understanding of key research methods and strategies relevant to media and communications 'clusters' such as multimedia, literary journalism, public relations, magazines and audio. Students will also write a proposal for an essay or media project, which they will complete in semester two in the unit Critical Practice in Media.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1500wd research essay (40%), 1x2000wd proposal (45%), 2x250wd equivalent consultations (5%), 1x500wd equivalent pitch (10%)

Pre-requisites

18 credit points at 3000-level in Media and Communications

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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