Master of Convergent Media

Approved Abbreviation: MConvergMed

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1645.1

CRICOS Code: 060819D

Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.

This course is designed for communication-based or corporate professionals wishing to substantially advance, or reorient, their skills in areas of convergent media technologies. Students exit this course with a media project portfolio and substantial experience in conceptualisation and design of a cross media platform product.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time

Course Advice



CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Penrith CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Penrith CampusPart TimeInternal See above


Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).


International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International Office

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof can be found on the Universities Admissions Centre website (UAC).


Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence


Semester 1

101422Media Contexts: Audience and Trends
101423Media Project Proposal

Choose one of:

101426Convergent Media Internship
101425Live Links: Scripting, Interviewing and Presenting

Semester 2

101421Media Contexts: Community
101424Media Production

Choose one of:

101426Convergent Media Internship
101425Live Links: Scripting, Interviewing and Presenting


101423Media Project Proposal

Must be completed before

101424Media Production

All other units listed above may be taken in any session, depending on unit offerings. Please check the timetable for each unit.

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