Curtin University of Technology
Prepares students for employment in a range of professions that cater to the changing needs of our media-saturated society.
Students are able to specialise in a particular media area and to develop superior skills in communication practice and innovative creative outputs.
Students acquire knowledge about the cultural impact of the media and gain critical insights into our local and globalised world to help them make a meaningful contribution to society.Course Learning Outcomes
Communicate information and analysis across a range of professional contexts.
Collaborate in team project settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes.
Communicate knowledge and defensible arguments regarding the interactions between the media, society and culture.
Demonstrate knowledge of the social and cultural context of media and communication practices, including contemporary global perspectives and cross-cultural understandings as well as indigenous cultural competence.
Demonstrate responsibility for own learning and professional practice to identify and reflect on the knowledge, skills and and the analysis of the media and society.
Discuss the ways in which the media and communication industries contributes to shaping contemporary cultural understanding.
Gather and critically analyse information from a range of primary and secondary sources in order to construct evidence-based arguments.
Initiate, investigate and consolidate research in an insightful way to analyse communication and cultural studies theories to evaluate their cultural significance in the media and society.
Research, review, analyse and synthesise information in a range of texts to examine the influence and power of the media in a range of contexts from social, political and cultural perspectives.
Use critical thinking skills to inform decision-making and identify and solve contemporary problems in a range of media contexts using social, ethical and global perspectives.
|CRICOS Code||For the course code, kindly refer to the university website.|
|Institution Name||Curtin University of Technology|
|Campus Location||Mount Lawley|
|Course Duration||Full Time 3 years Start Semester 1 or 2 Part Time 6 years Start Semester 1 or 2|
|Course University||Curtin University of Technology|
Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future. Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population.