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Graduate Certificate in Media Production (GradCertMedProd)


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Title Graduate Certificate in Media Production (GradCertMedProd)
Course Code C1110
Study Level Graduate Certificate
School School of Arts
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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.
This course requires students to undertake work-based training through a compulsory work-based placement as part of their studies.
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

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