Handbook Public View

This page displays current curriculum information. For staff view, please login

Course (2017)

Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2017 academic year.

Graduate Certificate in Media Production (GradCertMedProd)

  • C1110GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MEDIA PRODUCTION

  • Course Outline
  • Course Structure
  • Fees
  • Course Plans
Title Graduate Certificate in Media Production (GradCertMedProd)
Course Code C1110
Study Level Graduate Certificate
School School of Arts
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Dr Glen Stasiuk | Email: g.stasiuk@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 6468

Qualification Graduate Certificate in Media Production (GradCertMedProd)
Duration 1 semester full-time
Availability Not currently available to new admissions
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description This is a production-based qualification from media or related disciplines, consisting of one semester of full-time study. The focus of the Certificate is on the vocational and applied elements of a discipline - film, radio, television, print, or digital media - through advanced master-classes and hands-on practice with industry professionals. Students in the area of Screen Production will participate in professional shoots attached to industry professionals who fill roles such as producer, director, cinematographer, gaffer, key grip, production designer, sound recordist, etc. This practice is aimed at providing students with valuable on-set experience, training in production crafts, and the opportunity to connect with professionals in the industry. Students are recommended to take a second semester, and attain the higher qualification of a Graduate Diploma.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor's degree in media production, or equivalent training, or satisfactory preparation for the course through previous study or professional experience. Extensive production credits may also be considered as an appropriate equivalent entry qualification.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Employment Prospects Digital content creation, television, film, video, radio and multimedia production organisations, media and cultural industries, public relations, education, arts management, television journalism, corporate communications, alternative media, and as freelance filmmakers.
Main research areas Media, Communication, Culture, Arts, Sociology.
Further Study Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate may apply for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Media Production.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 12 credit points

Core Units - 12 credit points

SCR538 Advanced Media Seminars - 6 points

SCR588 Professional Placement in Media Production - 6 points

For assistance with course planning, please contact your Student Advisor.

Fee Calculator
Handbook help
Information for Students

Cancellation

The University reserves the right to cancel, without notice, any course, major, minor or unit if the number of students enrolled falls below limits set by the University.


Regulations and Rules

Students should ensure they are familiar with the University's internal legislation, including provisions specifically relevant to their studies. See the University Regulation overview and view legislation online.