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In today’s modern world where the media’s presence can be felt in every aspect of our lives, it’s important for communication professionals and students to understand the complex and evolving ways in which we engage with and connect to media.
This online Engaging Media unit from Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, is designed to address the various ways in which contemporary audiences consume, manipulate and utilise everyday media.
By understanding the technological advancements and cultural significance of various media, students will gain a better understanding of how media entertains, informs and liberates audiences of today. The unit examines all sorts of media formats, from television and film to news outlets, social media and even video games.
There are no formal prerequisites for this unit, so anyone can apply.
In this communications unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Students and professionals from the field of communications, media and art will find this unit highly practical and helpful for their career trajectory. By studying this unit, students walk away with the ability to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.