In this unit students develop vital skills in planning, developing and gaining employment within the multifaceted media field. The unit focuses on students acquiring skills and knowledge critical for finding employment in the screen media industry, including the development of an industry standard media portfolio and industry contacts. Student will continue to use the foundational skills and knowledge acquired within this unit, to complete an industry placement within the second year of their degree.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
ASN1005

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically reflect on key issues in screen media workplace, including workplace culture, conduct and communications;  
  2. Present a professional career plan with reference to existing professional skills, attributes and interests;  
  3. Compose job finding resources suited for contemporary screen media workplaces.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Report Industry/Career Report 25%
Portfolio Online Portfolio 30%
Journal Reflective journal 45%

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