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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular supervision across two concurrent semesters |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Students must be eligible for study at the MA level|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Umi Manickam Khattab
|Subject Overview:||The Media and Communications Thesis subject requires students to design and deliver a substantial research project. Students will select an object of study, an appropriate methodology, and tools for analysing and interpreting the data they gather from their sources.|
|Assessment:||Thesis of 12,000 words (100%) due at the end of two concurrent semesters.|
|Recommended Texts:||Recommended Reading Bertrand, Ina and Peter Hughes (2005), Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts, Palgrave, Basingstoke. Deacon, David, Michael Pickering, Peter Golding and Graham Murdoch (eds) (1998), Researching Communications: A Practical Guide to Methods on Media and Cultural Analysis, Arnold, London. Jensen, Klaus Bruh and Nicholas W Jankowski (eds) (1991), A Handbook of Qualitative Methodologies for Mass Communication Research, Routledge, London. Jones, Steven G. (ed) (1999), Doing Internet Research: Critical Issues and Methods for Examining the Net, Sage, London.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Global Media Communication |
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