Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Media Research ProjectWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102521.2

Discipline: COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES NEC

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 20

Co ordinator
Kate Richards


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This research-focused unit enables students to develop and produce a major work on a convergent media subject and theme, such as: communications and design theories and practices, data visualisation, content creation for convergent media, and digital humanities. The unit will cover methods for designing and implementing an academic or practice-based research project through workshops and exercises. Students may be introduced to techniques for: differentiating appropriate research methodologies; integrating research techniques into the planning and creation of a research project; field research, action research and research-creation; devising a literature review and constructing a logical argument; and critical reading.


Courses
1836.1Master of Digital HumanitiesSUSPENDED
1856.2Master of Creative IndustriesSUSPENDED




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