Bachelor of Arts

Media Studies

Unit Set Code

MJ-AU00008 (major)

MN-AU00008 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)


This is an area of rapid and continuous technological, political, economic and social change. Much of the recent explosion in the stock of human knowledge is linked with developments in media. This course of study enables you to graduate with a unique ‘multiskilled’ qualification appropriate for many careers and job markets.

Career outcomes

Graduates can expect to gain employment in a wide range of organisations, including the education sector, the entertainment industry, marketing consultancies, multimedia businesses, newspaper and magazine publishers, public relations agencies and radio and television companies.


  • To complete a Major sequence in Media Studies select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Media Studies select any four (4) units from below, including no more than two (2) credit points at level 3.  It is highly recommended that students undertake level 1 units as part of their minor sequence.

Complete the following 2 units from level 1:

ACF104Screening History (previously ALC106)

ALC104Media Genres: Negotiating Textual Forms and Pleasures

Complete the following 2 units from level 2:

ACF206Contemporary Topics in Screen Cultures (previously ALC216)

ALM215Global Media (previously ALC215)

Complete the following 4 units from level 3:

ACC302Advertising: Desire, Consumption and the Attention Economy

ACF304Celebrity Industries (previously ALM304)

ACF320The Australian Moving Image

ALM305Media Ecologies (previously ALC305)