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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2015 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following courses:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  (Contextual Studies: Approaches to Popular Culture
 
OR  Contextual Studies: Asian Media and Culture
 
OR  Contextual Studies: Cinema Studies
 
OR  Contextual Studies: Literary Studies
 
OR  Contextual Studies: Politics, Economies and Communication
 )
AND  School Electives: Media and Communication
 

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media 124COMM2624City Campus3065 (B221)
Media 224YesCOMM2625City Campus3076 (B221)
AND

Complete two (2) courses in the first block of the Contextual Study area of your choice. Please refer to the list of Contextual Studies options and their courses, which can be found after the Year Three course list.

Contextual Studies courses
AND

Complete two (2) courses in the School Electives list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of School Elective courses at the end of this program structure document.

School Electives courses
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media 324YesCOMM2626City Campus3066 (B221)
Media 424YesCOMM2627City Campus3023 (B221)
AND

Complete two (2) courses in the second block of the Contextual Study area of your choice. Please refer to the list of Contextual Studies options and their courses, which can be found after the Year Three course list.

Contextual Studies courses
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

University Student Elective
AND

Complete one (1) course in the School Electives list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of School Elective courses at the end of this program structure document.

School Electives courses
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Two (2) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Media 524YesCOMM2628City Campus3071 (B221)
Media 624YesCOMM2629City Campus3028 (B221)
AND

Complete one (1) course in the last block of the Contextual Study area of your choice. Please refer to the list of Contextual Studies options and their courses, which can be found after the Year Three course list.

Contextual Studies courses
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from:

University Student Elective
AND

Complete two (2) courses in the School Electives list that you have not taken or passed already. Please refer to the list of School Elective courses at the end of this program structure document.

School Electives courses
 
AND
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Contextual Studies: Approaches to Popular Culture

{

Year One: Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Pop Culture in Everyday Life12COMM2633City Campus3590 (E047)
Television Cultures12COMM1073City Campus3505 (E047)
Popular Cinema12COMM2632City Campus3643 (E221)
AND

Year Two: Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Music in Popular Culture12COMM1081City Campus3123 (E047)
Exploring Asian Popular Culture12COMM2345City Campus3583 (EMJR)
3666 (TMJR)
Screening Politics and Economies12COMM2636City Campus3663 (E220)
AND

Year Three: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
 
OR

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Contextual Studies: Asian Media and Culture

{

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Modern Asia12COMM2138City Campus3594 (EMJR)
Mass Media in Asia12COMM1086City Campus3507 (EMJR)
AND

Year Two: Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

New Media, New Asia12COMM2336City Campus3597 (EMJR)
Asian Cinemas12COMM1035City Campus3645 (E221)
Exploring Asian Popular Culture12COMM2345City Campus3583 (EMJR)
3666 (TMJR)
AND

Year Three: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
}
 
OR

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Contextual Studies: Cinema Studies

{

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Cinema Studies12COMM1031City Campus3747 (E221)
Popular Cinema12COMM2632City Campus3643 (E221)
AND

Year Two: Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

True Lies : Documentary Studies12COMM1034City Campus3749 (E221)
Textual Crossings: Literary Adaptation12COMM2637City Campus3758 (E257)
Asian Cinemas12COMM1035City Campus3645 (E221)
Australian Cinema12COMM1033City Campus3648 (E221)
AND

Year Three: 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 Campus3755 (E221)
 
OR

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Contextual Studies: Literary Studies

{

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Textual Crossings: Literary Adaptation12COMM2637City Campus3758 (E257)
Reading Space and Place12COMM2635City Campus3657 (EMJR)
AND

Year Two: Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Literary Realism to Post-Modernism12LANG1006City Campus3759 (EMJR)
Narrating the Self12COMM2638City Campus3658 (EMJR)
Reading Sex and Race12COMM2634City Campus3659 (EMJR)
AND

Year Three: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Literature's Ethics12YesCOMM2630City Campus3762 (MAJR)
 
OR

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Contextual Studies: Politics, Economies and Communication

{

Year One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Rhetorics & Politics of the Contemporary World12COMM2402City Campus3763 (E220)
Politics Communicated12COMM2409City Campus3662 (E220)
AND

Year Two: Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Economies Communicated12COMM2408City Campus3764 (E220)
Screening Politics and Economies12COMM2636City Campus3663 (E220)
Global Political Economy12SOCU2112City Campus3418 (FF)3359 (FF)
AND

Year Three: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Social Applications of Communication: A Political Economy of the Workplace12YesCOMM2407City Campus3765 (E220)
)
AND

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School Electives: Media and Communication

COMM2220 Broadcast Media is only available to students in this program in Semester 2, 2015.

School Electives: Media and Communication

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Alternative Animation12COMM2213City Campus3145 (E203)3221 (E203)
Engaging the Mobile Environment12COMM2416City Campus3146 (E203)3238 (E203)
Introduction to Graphic Design12GRAP2175City Campus3617 (E115)3527 (E115)
Typography in Design12GRAP2277City Campus3531 (B115)
3679 (E115)
Contemporary Australian Writing12COMM2392City Campus3675 (E257)
Short Story Writing12GRAP2317City Campus3774 (E257)
Media and Communication Internship12YesCOMM2639City Campus3579 (B222)3487 (E222)
Writing Angles: Popular and Professional12COMM2098City Campus3775 (E257)3676 (E257)
Advertising Media12GRAP2369City Campus3588 (E219)3521 (E219)
Creative Advertising12GRAP2311City Campus3585 (E219)3502 (E219)
Sound Design12COMM2305City Campus3060 (E047)3019 (E047)
DJs, Digital Rhythms and Dance Cultures12PERF2061City Campus3077 (E047)3033 (E047)
The Spectacle of Music Video: From MTV to YouTube12PERF2062City Campus3034 (E047)
Broadcast Media12YesCOMM2220City Campus3116 (B221)3072 (E221)
Interdisciplinary Communication Project12YesCOMM2324City Campus3956 (E222)
3957 (T222)
Photojournalism12COMM2640City Campus3121 (E220)
Features and Storytelling12COMM2641City Campus3079 (E220)
Photography 10112VART3590City Campus3082 (E117)3040 (E117)
Language of Colour12VART1715City Campus3089 (E117)3047 (E117)
Alternative Photographic Processes12VART1704City Campus3090 (E117)3048 (E117)
Foundations of Public Relations12COMM1161City Campus3551 (B223)3472 (E223)
Issues, Risk and Crisis Communication12COMM2688City Campus3473 (E223)
Communicating Brand Narrative12COMM2684City Campus3552 (E223)
Managing a Communication Business12YesCOMM2337City Campus3553 (E223)
Game Studies12VART2496City Campus2783 (E214)
The Play Society12OART1037City Campus2762 (E214)
Writing for Videogames12COMM2244City Campus2763 (E214)
Independent Videogames12YesOART1036City Campus2784 (E214)2764 (E214)
Art After Videogames12VART2964City Campus2765 (E214)
Pop Culture in Everyday Life12COMM2633City Campus3590 (E047)
Music in Popular Culture12COMM1081City Campus3123 (E047)
Modern Asia12COMM2138City Campus3594 (EMJR)
New Media, New Asia12COMM2336City Campus3597 (EMJR)
Introduction to Cinema Studies12COMM1031City Campus3747 (E221)
True Lies : Documentary Studies12COMM1034City Campus3749 (E221)
Textual Crossings: Literary Adaptation12COMM2637City Campus3758 (E257)
Literary Realism to Post-Modernism12LANG1006City Campus3759 (EMJR)
Rhetorics & Politics of the Contemporary World12COMM2402City Campus3763 (E220)
Television Cultures12COMM1073City Campus3505 (E047)
Mass Media in Asia12COMM1086City Campus3507 (EMJR)
Exploring Asian Popular Culture12COMM2345City Campus3583 (EMJR)
3666 (TMJR)
Popular Cinema12COMM2632City Campus3643 (E221)
Asian Cinemas12COMM1035City Campus3645 (E221)
Australian Cinema12COMM1033City Campus3648 (E221)
Reading Space and Place12COMM2635City Campus3657 (EMJR)
Narrating the Self12COMM2638City Campus3658 (EMJR)
Reading Sex and Race12COMM2634City Campus3659 (EMJR)
Politics Communicated12COMM2409City Campus3662 (E220)
Economies Communicated12COMM2408City Campus3764 (E220)
Screening Politics and Economies12COMM2636City Campus3663 (E220)
Understanding Philosophy: Themes from Popular Culture12PHIL1003City Campus3664 (EMJR)
 

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Program structure enquiries

Enrolment Information Session 2015 - New students

All new students are encouraged to attend one of the following Enrolment Information Sessions for 2015 in order to receive important enrolment information.

 

LOCAL STUDENTS

General Session (Round 0)

For students who deferred their offer in 2014, were on Leave of Absence until the end of Semester 2, 2014.

2nd and 3rd year students can also attend this session for further academic advice if required.

Date: Tuesday 2 December 2014

Time: 10:00 - 11:00am

Room: 80.04.06

 

Round 1

28 January 2015

10:00 – 11:00am

80.04.06

 

Round 2

11 February 2015

10:00 - 11:00am

80.04.06

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

 

Main Session

Date: Wednesday 18 February 2015

Time: 10:00 - 11:00am

Room: 80.09.12

 

Late Session

Date: Friday 27 February 2015

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Room: 80.09.12

 

ORIENTATION EVENTS 

Program Orientation

23 February 2015

10:00am

Building 9 Level 3 Room5A/B

 

School Welcome 

Thursday 26 February 2015

11:00am

Storey Hall, Swanston Street

 

 

 

 

Academic Advice

Students who commenced 2015

Rachel Wilson

Email: rachel.wilson@rmit.edu.au

 

Students who commenced 2014

Seth Keen

Email: seth.keen@rmit.edu.au

 

Students who commenced 2013 and before

Kyla Brettle

Email: kyla.brettle@rmit.edu.au

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