Bachelor of Arts

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Media Studies

Unit set code

MJ-A310017 (major)

MN-A310017 (minor)


Burwood (Melbourne), Online


Hone your skills analysing the practices and processes that drive the creation and consumption of media around the globe. Media Studies at Deakin focuses on the role of literature, film, television and the full range of digital media in creating, shaping and re-shaping society and culture. You will explore the structures of the global film and television industries, debate issues of globalisation and representation and appreciate the role that different media texts play in understanding self and society.

Career outcomes

Graduates can expect to gain employment in a wide range of organisations, including the education sector, the entertainment industry, marketing consultancies, multimedia businesses.


  • To complete a Major sequence in Media Studies select eight (8) credit points as outlined below;
  • To complete a Minor sequence in Media Studies select any four (4) credit points from below, including no more than one (1) credit point at level one, and at least one (1) credit point at level3.

Complete 8 units from:

ACC100Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: Communication in Everyday Life

ADA107Principles of Animation

ACF206Contemporary Topics in Screen Cultures

ACF213Contemporary Asian Cinema: Texts, Contexts and Experiences

ALL230Adapting Children's Texts Across Media

ALM215Global Media

ACF320The Australian Moving Image

ALM305Media Ecologies

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