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Major in Communication and Media Studies (MJ0138.1)


Faculty of Arts and Design


School of Arts and Communications

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  • Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/2009 End Date: Current Version


This Major explores the way in which societies have evolved in conjunction with advances in communication technology and addresses the way communications media such as newspapers, radio, television, and the internet have profoundly transformed the way we live. Through this Major you will develop an informed and critical understanding of how the media operate, the way they shape meanings and values, and the difference they are making to the social, economic and political worlds in which we live.Students enrolled in course 980AA Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies will not complete units 8132 Influence, Belief and Argument and 8124 Democracy and Public Opinion as part of this Major, as they are completed as part of the required Major in Political Communication.


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