In this unit students complete a work placement, where they will be directly supervised by a professional within the media industry. The work placement further facilitates the integration of classroom theory and practice with industry practice. The unit focuses on students acquiring skills and knowledge critical for finding employment in the media industry.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically reflect on key issues in a media workplace, including workplace culture, conduct and communications;  
  2. Create and maintain workplace professionalism reflective of the media industry;  
  3. Adapt acquired skills, knowledge and practice for a contemporary media workplaces  


Assessment type Description Grade
Portfolio Placement Portfolio Pass/Fail
Other Placement Pass/Fail
In order to achieve an overall pass in this unit, students must pass both assessments.

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