The Australian Media

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Australian Media

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Australian Culture, Media Studies, Pacific Studies, Radio/Television/Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject outlines the development of the press, film, radio, television and online industries in Australia. Media institutions are examined in their economic, political, regulatory, cultural and professional contexts. There is a special focus on the 'Australianess' of our media and its media products. A range of contemporary issues are explored in relation to the rapid and radical changes taking place both nationally and internationally in the communication and media field.

    Learning Objectives
    1. A broad knowledge of the Australian media industry including functions, policy and regulation, media literacy and related industries.
    2. Critical knowledge of  issues facing the modern Australian media.
    3. Deeper knowledge of a particular problem facing a specified media industry.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.