Master of Creative Industries with the degree of Master of Media

Macquarie University

Media creatives curious, engaging and innovative individuals are skilled at identifying, communicating and contributing to new trends in the industry. Journalists inquisitive, persistent and tough have a nose for uncovering the truth, a passion for current affairs and the ability to tell compelling stories across a range of convergent and online media. This double degree will develop your expertise and entrepreneurial knowledge in both journalism, and the media and creative industries, so you have the skills to produce, publish, distribute and promote media and creative projects across a range of platforms and in a real-world context. KEY FEATURES You'll have access to state-of-the-art media and production facilities, including a high-tech digital newsroom. Your teachers are award-winning writers, filmmakers, documentary makers, broadcasters, and audio and music specialists. You'll develop an understanding of how the creative media industries are structured and operate in a global context. You can study units that explore a wide range of approaches to production, distribution and audience engagement. You'll be encouraged to create and broadcast a range of audio, visual, textual and social media, allowing you to gain practical experience. You'll develop skills that allow you reflect on and adapt to an increasingly converged, digital environment. This course has been designed in consultation with industry and international partners. SUITABLE FOR Arts, media or other graduates who wish to develop more creative media skills, as well as aspiring or current journalists.

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code 096082K
Institution Name Macquarie University
Campus Location North Ryde
Institution Type University
Course Duration 1.5 years - 2.5 years depending on RPL granted
Course University Macquarie University

About Macquarie University

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today our pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as we celebrate our place among the best and brightest minds.

 

Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world* and within the top 10 in Australia.Our research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Our academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, we are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of our time.

 

Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, Macquarie is home to five faculties. The fifth and newest – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – was formed in 2014. We are also home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities – hubs of innovation that unite our students, researchers, academics and partners to achieve extraordinary things.The Macquarie story,Our commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples,Strategy and initiatives Governance,Faculties and departments,Offices and units Job opportunities Our campus Campus services and facilities News and events Contacts and maps.

 

 

  • Research
    The world is a big place. Its challenges are many and they are often complex. But for every challenge there is a solution, growing in somebody’s mind. Macquarie University was founded with a distinct purpose: to bring pioneering minds together and free them from traditional boundaries. To invite perspectives that had previously gone unheard. And together, boldly imagine new ways of thinking. With an enviable reputation for research excellence and a driving desire to produce solutions with real-world impact, our discoveries are paving the way to a brighter future.
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    Macquarie University is made up of a Council, Professors and Academic Staff, graduates and students.
    Responsibilities and functions are bestowed upon specific groups under The Macquarie University Act 1989 and the Macquarie University By-law 2005. This is to ensure the University can achieve its stated goals: to promote scholarship, research, free inquiry, the interaction of research and teaching, and academic excellence.

  • Library
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  • Hospitals and Clinics
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