ALM215 - Global Media


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: ALC215
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with: ALC315
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Trimester 3: 5 x 5-hour intensives in weeks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Trimester 1: Online independent and collaborative learning activities including: 2-hour online seminar per week (recordings provided).

Trimester 3: Online independent and collaborative learning activities x 2-hours per week. This will involve a range of activities including recordings and synchronous and asynchronous participation in online classroom activities


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit introduces students to the practices and theories of global media in the digital era. Students will consider the diversity and complexities of global media by examining media content, audiences, industries, cultures, politics and powers across the world. Students will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of global media through a comparative perspective, building knowledge and skills that will assist them in solving problems relevant to professional media practices across cultures and nations.

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