Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code BCM 289
Subject Name Transnational Media and Culture Industries
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 36CP at any level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence MACS288 BCM 288
Assessment 1. Assignment: Online Reflections 25% 2. Assignment: Creative Project 35% 3. Reflection 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of Department or Program, for Faculty Honours Subjects please refer to the School Honours Co-ordinator for more information.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hr online lecture, 2hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Renżże Middlemost
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Renżże Middlemost
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject explores the current global exchange trade in media formats and content. Specific industries to be considered may include film, television and digital productions across various platforms games. Particular attention will be paid to the policy issues that have evolved over time and how these have impacted on national industries, international treaties employment and inter-cultural audiences. Students will explore these issues by undertaking a case study of a particular media form or product, as well as reviewing policies and developing audience studies.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of issues regarding new industry relationships and practices found in film, television and digital media productions and co-productions across a range of countries
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the exchange of media formats and content in both formal and informal contexts, and how this impacts on ideas of global citizenship and local place-making
3. Demonstrate improved research skills for locating primary and secondary sources
4. Demonstrate improved competence in working in groups, negotiating roles and task responsibilities.


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