Media Placement

Unit code: ASN2007 | Study level: Undergraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Park
Online Self-Paced


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.

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


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Portfolio
Grade: Pass/Fail
Placement Portfolio
Assessment type: Other
Grade: Pass/Fail

Required reading

Students will be provided with material on VU Collaborate to support the curriculum.

As part of a course

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