Bachelor of Media (Honours) (BMedia(Hons))

Program Code

HMEDI

Program Minimum Units

24

Standard Duration

1 Year

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

AQF Level

08

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Media (Honours) is a one year program that includes advanced coursework and a research project in which students produce an extended piece of work (thesis) on a topic chosen in consultation with an academic supervisor.
An Honours year provides more advanced training in the student's chosen discipline and provides the opportunity to undertake and practice advanced research skills. Students learn new techniques and theoretical approaches, broadening their skill base and providing a competitive edge in the job market.
The Honours year is considered to be a year of full-time study and regular attendance at classes is required. It is possible to take Honours over two years if special personal or medical circumstances apply.
Honours is the normal prerequisite for entry to a Higher Degree by Research at the Master and Doctor of Philosophy levels, and is also valued by many employers.
The Bachelor of Media (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Media (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Media (Honours) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Media (Honours) the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 12 units in the form of a research thesis
Media Honours

To satisfy the requirements for Media Honours students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Core Courses

Courses to the value of up to 12 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MDIA 4002 Honours Media Research Methods 6
MDIA 4100 Honours Advanced Media Theory 6

Research Dissertation

Courses to the value of up to 12 units may be taken from the following:

In the case of full-time enrolment students must take the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MDIA 4003 Honours Media Thesis 12

or

Courses to the value of up to 12 units may be taken from the following:

In the case of a part-time enrolment the following two courses must be completed in two consecutive years. Students are required to take both the Part A and the matching Part B course:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
MDIA 4200A Honours Media Thesis Two Year Continuing 0
MDIA 4200B Honours Media Thesis Two Year Final 12