BP221 - Bachelor of Communication (Media)

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RMIT program code: BP221
Plan name: Bachelor of Communication (Media)
Plan code: BP221
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 048667E

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2014 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One - Semester One of Program
 
AND  Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.
 
AND  Year One - Semester Two of Program
 
AND  Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.
 
AND  Year Two - Semester One of Program
 
AND  Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.
 
AND  Year Two - Semester Two of Program
 
AND  Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.
 
AND  Year Three - Semester One of Program
 
AND  Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.
 
AND  Year Three - Semester Two of Program
 
AND  (Final Requirement
 
OR  Contextual Studies Major:
 )

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Year One - Semester One of Program

You must complete the following Three (3) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Communication and Social Relations12COMM2411City Campus1711 (COMM)1628 (COMM)
Writing Media Texts12COMM2107City Campus2045 (B221)1868 (B221)
Editing Media Texts12COMM2108City Campus2046 (B221)
 
AND

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Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.

Asian Media and Culture Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Modern Asia12COMM2138City Campus2094 (MAJR)
OR

Cinema Studies Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Cinema Studies12COMM1031City Campus2089 (MAJR)
OR

Politics Economies Communication Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Politics, Economies, Businesses12COMM2402City Campus2098 (MAJR)1899 (MAJR)
OR

Literature and Philosophy Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Recent Philosophy: Modernism/Postmodernism12PHIL1087City Campus2093 (MAJR)
 
AND

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Year One - Semester Two of Program

You must complete the following Three (3) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Communication Histories and Technologies12YesCOMM2413City Campus1712 (COMM)1629 (COMM)
Broadcast Media12YesCOMM2220City Campus1874 (B221)
Networked Media12YesCOMM2219City Campus1873 (B221)
 
AND

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Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.

Asian Media and Culture Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Mass Media in Asia12COMM1086City Campus1894 (MAJR)
OR

Cinema Studies Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Authorship and Narrative in the Cinema12COMM1032City Campus1891 (MAJR)
OR

Politics Economies Communication Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Politics Communicated12YesCOMM2409City Campus1900 (MAJR)
OR

Literature and Philosophy Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Literary Studies12COMM2140City Campus1895 (MAJR)
 
AND

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Year Two - Semester One of Program

You must complete the following Two (2) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Communication Debates and Approaches12YesCOMM2403City Campus1710 (COMM)
Integrated Media 112YesCOMM2251City Campus2049 (B221)
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Film-TV 112YesCOMM2248City Campus2047 (B221)
Radio 112YesCOMM2250City Campus2048 (B221)1871 (B221)
 
AND

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Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.

Asian Media and Culture Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Asian Cybercultures12COMM2336City Campus2095 (MAJR)
OR

Cinema Studies Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

True Lies : Documentary Studies12YesCOMM1034City Campus2090 (MAJR)
OR

Politics Economies Communication Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Economies Communicated12YesCOMM2408City Campus2100 (MAJR)
OR

Literature and Philosophy Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Literary Realism to Post-Modernism12LANG1006City Campus2092 (MAJR)
 
AND

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Year Two - Semester Two of Program

If you wish to take COMM1073 TV Cultures as a Communication Elective, you must take it in this semester, as it clashes with Core Third Year courses. 

You must complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Integrated Media 212YesCOMM2243City Campus1869 (B221)
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Film-TV 212YesCOMM2249City Campus1870 (B221)
Radio 212YesCOMM2252City Campus3272 (B221)
AND

Complete One (1) course from:

University Student Elective
 
AND

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Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.

Asian Media and Culture Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Sex and Gender in Asia12COMM2253City Campus1897 (MAJR)
OR

Cinema Studies Major - Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Australian Cinema12COMM1033City Campus1892 (MAJR)
Asian Cinemas12COMM1035City Campus1893 (MAJR)
OR

Politics Economies Communication Major - Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Mass Media in Asia12COMM1086City Campus1894 (MAJR)
Global Political Economy12SOCU2112City Campus2106 (FF)1929 (FF)
International Human Rights and Law12POLI1068City Campus2169 (FF)
OR

Literature and Philosophy Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Understanding Philosophy: Themes from Popular Culture12PHIL1003City Campus1896 (MAJR)
 
AND

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Year Three - Semester One of Program

You must complete the following Two (2) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media Industries 112YesCOMM2320City Campus2050 (B221)
Production Project 112YesCOMM2322City Campus2051 (B221)
AND

Complete One (1) course from:

University Student Elective
 
AND

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Contextual Studies Major: a major is a recognised sequence of a minimum of 5x12 cp courses in one of the following designated fields of study over the course of the degree. You must continue in the same field of study as commenced in first year.

{

Asian Media and Culture Major - Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Adventures in Asian Popular Culture12YesCOMM2345City Campus2097 (MAJR)
OR

Cinema Studies Major: Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Histories of Film Theory12YesCOMM1036City Campus2091 (MAJR)
OR

Politics Economies Communication Major: Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Organisations, Politics, Economies: Social Applications of Communication12YesCOMM2407City Campus2099 (MAJR)
OR

Literature and Philosophy Major: Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Literature/Philosophy: Communicating the Self12YesCOMM2343City Campus2096 (MAJR)
}
 
AND

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Year Three - Semester Two of Program

You must complete the following Two (2) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media Industries 212YesCOMM2321City Campus1875 (B221)
Production Project 212YesCOMM2323City Campus1877 (B221)
AND

Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media Ethics12COMM1079City Campus1627 (COMM)
Interdisciplinary Communication Project12YesCOMM2324City Campus1872 (B221)
Television Cultures12COMM1073City Campus1867 (B221)
Introduction to Advertising12MKTG1208City Campus2177 (B219)1944 (B219)
Understanding Sports Media12COMM2325City Campus1961 (B220)
Introduction to Graphic Design12GRAP2175City Campus2220 (ELEC)2003 (ELEC)
Introduction to Public Relations12COMM1161City Campus1506 (B223)1393 (B223)
 
AND
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Final Requirement

You must complete One (1) course from:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media Ethics12COMM1079City Campus1627 (COMM)
Interdisciplinary Communication Project12YesCOMM2324City Campus1872 (B221)
Television Cultures12COMM1073City Campus1867 (B221)
Introduction to Advertising12MKTG1208City Campus2177 (B219)1944 (B219)
Understanding Sports Media12COMM2325City Campus1961 (B220)
Introduction to Graphic Design12GRAP2175City Campus2220 (ELEC)2003 (ELEC)
Introduction to Public Relations12COMM1161City Campus1506 (B223)1393 (B223)
OR

Student Elective: Select One (1) course from:

University Student Elective
 
OR

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Contextual Studies Major:

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Asian Media and Culture Major - Complete the One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research in Contextual Studies12YesCOMM2342City Campus1898 (MAJR)
Asian Cinemas12COMM1035City Campus1893 (MAJR)
OR

Cinema Studies Major: Complete One (1) of the following courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research in Contextual Studies12YesCOMM2342City Campus1898 (MAJR)
Australian Cinema12COMM1033City Campus1892 (MAJR)
Asian Cinemas12COMM1035City Campus1893 (MAJR)
OR

Politics Economies Communication Major: Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research in Contextual Studies12YesCOMM2342City Campus1898 (MAJR)
OR

Literature and Philosophy Major: Complete the following One (1) course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research in Contextual Studies12YesCOMM2342City Campus1898 (MAJR)
}
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All new students are encouraged to attend the following Enrolment Information Session for 2014 in order to receive important enrolment information.

 

 

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Round 1

30 January 2014

10:00 - 12:00

9.03.4B

 

Round 2

11 February 2013

10:00 - 12:00

9.03.07

 

 

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Please ensure that you have registered with RMIT International (International Students only) before attending the Enrolment Information Session. Details on how to register can be found at http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/international

 

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19 February 2014

10:00 - 12:00

9.03.4A

 

Late Enrolment

28 February 2014

10:00 - 12:00

9.03.4A

 

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27 February 2014

11:00

Storey Hall, Swanston Street

 

Program Orientation

24 February 2014

10:00

Building 9 Level 3 Room5A/B

 

 

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2014 Cohort

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Email: seth.keen@rmit.edu.au

Ph: 9925 3017

 

2013 cohort

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Email: kyla.brettle@rmit.edu.au

Ph: 9925 1062

 

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Email: rachel.wilson@rmit.edu.au 

Ph: 9925 3722

 

 

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