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Introduction

The Bachelor of Media Studies is a four-year, direct-entry, multi-disciplinary cohort program blending practice, theory, and research methodology in the participating disciplines. Students take designated “core” courses from within eight units: Art History, Visual Art and Theory; Creative Writing; English; Journalism; Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies; Film Studies and Film Production (Theatre and Film); Library, Archival and Information Studies; and Computer Science.

The core curriculum is 73 credits: 61 are mandatory, ensuring broad competencies in the field; the remaining 12, chosen from a limited list, enable some specialization for the workplace or for further study. In consultation with the program advisor, each student will develop a Learning Plan to guide them in choosing electives and preparing for co-curricular opportunities in the field.

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