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Units
COMMUNICATION The Communication major will enable you to develop a strategic and critical understanding of the role of mediated communication in society . You will explore the workings of the media and develop the skills to describe and analyse the organisation , processes , uses and effects of traditional and new communications . You will critically analyse the media and learn about the structure of communications industries and the relations between media , culture and power in global and local contexts .
Units you can take in this area of study :
• AMU1277 Media Studies
• AMU1278 Communication Technologies and Practices
• AMU2439 Youth and Mobile Media
• AMU2450 Contemporary Media Theory
• AMU2453 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
• AMU3029 Digital Asia Research Project
• AMU3451 Freedom and Control in the Media
• AMU3575 Task Force : Responding to Global Challenges
• AMU3650 A World in Crisis : Multilevel Responses to Global Emergencies
• AMU3744 Workplace Learning Internship
FILM , TELEVISION AND SCREEN STUDIES Film , Television and Screen studies involves historical , textual and critical approaches to film and television , and related new screen technologies . This major covers Asian and European national cinemas , a range of directors and genres , early and contemporary cinema , film stardom and popular television genres . Emphasis is given to a variety of historical , critical and theoretical methods of analysis appropriate to the study of the moving image , including formal , institutional , reception based and cultural studies approaches , consideration of issues relating to the intersection of ideology and culture , the representation of gender , race and class , and questions concerning the relations between film and television and new technologies .
Units you can take in this area of study :
• AMU1223 Film , Television and Screen Studies : Approaches
• AMU1224 Film , Television and Screen Studies : Forms
• AMU2146 Digital Screens
• AMU2448 Film Genres
• AMU2449 Film Histories : 1895 to the Present
• AMU3127 Stardom : Celebrity , Society and Power
• AMU3565 Southeast Asian Cinema
• AMU3575 Task Force : Responding to Global Challenges
• AMU3744 Workplace Learning Internship
• AMU3555 Film Festivals : Exhibition , Distribution & Curatorship- Part 1
• AMU3556 Film Festivals : Exhibition , Distribution & Curatorship- Part 2
GENDER STUDIES Gender studies is an exciting interdisciplinary field that brings together innovative theory and research techniques to understand the ways in which our bodies are sexed , gendered and sexually oriented , how these relate to contemporary and global debates on sexual and reproductive health and rights and the plurality of sexualities , with a focus on Asia .
Units you can take in this area of study :
• AMU1309 Introduction to Sexuality Studies
• AMU1310 Introduction to Gender Studies
• AMU2908 Critical Methodologies for Action Research
• AMU2907 Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Global Contexts
• AMU3127 Stardom : Celebrity , Society and Power
• AMU3560 Contemporary Feminisms in Asia
• AMU3574 Performing Asian , African and Black Masculinities
• AMU3575 Task Force : Responding to Global Challenges
• AMU3744 Workplace Learning Internship
ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
My lecturers showed expertise , wisdom and patience in their mentorship , which significantly shaped my team management approach .”
PAUL LEE SHY CHYI
Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences ( majoring in Communication & International Studies ) Co-founder and CEO of Flipidea
Paul and his team at Flipidea developed a proprietary artificial intelligence solution to analyse business ideas and predict failure rates . This helps new and small businesses reduce costly mistakes and avoid poor strategies before execution .
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