Course Information

Our School offers a wide range of courses that can be studied across our degrees and also by students from others faculties as General Education or Free Electives. 

Ensure to check this section for updates on new courses, summer school schedules and updated outlines. 

Course Outlines

Course outlines are critical resources that will help you understand each course: its aims, learning outcomes, course requirements and assessment.

Many students use their course outlines to inform decisions about course choices and to manage their combined course workloads throughout the trimester.

The course outlines available on this page are reflectve of our courses, but please note, official course outlines are only available through Moodle to enrolled students.

2019 Course Outlines

ARTS1010 - The Life of Words

ARTS1030 - Forms of Writing: Literature, Genre, Culture

ARTS1060 - Introduction to Film Studies

ARTS1090 - Media, Culture and Everyday Life

ARTS1120 - Experiencing Theatre

ARTS2034 - Shakespearean Drama

ARTS2040 - World Literature: Reading the Global Present

ARTS2061 - Contemporary Approaches to Cinema

ARTS2066 - Writing for the Screen

ARTS2095 - Digital Technologies and the Self

ARTS2121 - Theatre and Current Events

ARTS2122 - Performance Production

ARTS2125 - Acting and Performing

ARTS3021 - Creative Writing Internship

ARTS3022 - Narrative: The Art and Science of Storytelling

ARTS3049 - Literary Animals, Monsters and Machines

ARTS3052 - English Internship

ARTS3054 - The Getting of Wisdom: Youth, Literature and the Formation of the Self

ARTS3061 - Video Project

ARTS3062 - Aspects of Film History: Cinematic Thinking

ARTS3067 - Film Studies Internship

ARTS3091 - Advanced Media Issues

ARTS3095 - BA Media Internship

ARTS3097 - Current Debates in Media and Culture

ARTS3125 - Experiments in Performance and Media

ARTS3131 - Playing Australia

MDIA1002 - Media & Communication Contexts

MDIA2000 - Animating Media

MDIA2003 - Media Content Creation

MDIA2005 - Advertising: The Creative Dimensions

MDIA2006 - Communication Strategies

MDIA2007 - Political Communication

MDIA2010 - Serious Games

MDIA2011 - Media Design for Change

MDIA3002 - Multiplatform Media

MDIA3004 - Festivals and Exhibitions

MDIA3007 - Media Internship

MDIA3009 - Brand Communications and Cultures

MDIA3010 - Professional Media Practices: Creating, Publishing and Publicising Digital Journalism

MDIA3011 - Communication Design: Multimodality, Meaning and Media

MDIA5001 - Writing for Media

MDIA5003 - Online and Mobile Media

MDIA5005 - Sports, Media and Culture

MDIA5007 - Media Ethics and Law

MDIA5021 - Advertising and Creativity

MDIA5028 - Critical Perspectives in Communication

MDIA5100 - Industry Internship

MUSC1101 - Music Reinvented

MUSC1602 - Materials and Structures of Music 1

MUSC1707 - Performance Laboratory A

MUSC1708 - BA Performance Laboratory A

MUSC2115 - Music of the 19th Century

MUSC2602 - Materials and Structures of Music 3

MUSC2703 - Performance Laboratory B

MUSC3104 - Contemplating Jazz: History, Style, Reception

MUSC3162 - Twentieth Century Music

MUSC3302 - Musical Transformations: Orchestration, Arrangement, Transcription and Recomposition

MUSC3705 - Performance Laboratory C

MUSC3706 - Performance Laboratory C (Creative Practice/Music Pedagogy)

MUSC4101 - Critical Investigation in Music

MUSC4103 - Advanced Studies in Music History and Culture 1

MUSC4705 - Performance Laboratory D (Music Creative Practice)

MUSC4706 - Music Ensemble

ARTS1032 - Literature Laboratory

ARTS1062 - Hollywood Film

ARTS1092 - Working with Data 

ARTS1121 - The Life of Performance 

ARTS2021 - Creative Writing Project 

ARTS2031 - Australian Literature 

ARTS2036 - Modernism 

ARTS2050 - Academic Writing for the Humanities 

ARTS2062 - Australian Cinema 

ARTS2065 - Working with Image and Sound 

ARTS2091 - Mobile Cultures 

ARTS2092 - Global Media

ARTS2094 - Visual Communication 

ARTS2123 - Musicals, Dance and Popular Culture

ARTS2126 - Reviewing the Arts 

ARTS2128 - Art, Activism, Publics

ARTS3013 - Performing Arts Internships

ARTS3021 - Creative Writing Internship

ARTS3023 - Fiction Writing

ARTS3040 - Post-Colonial Literatures

ARTS3052 - English Internship 

ARTS3060 - Film in the Media Landscape

ARTS3065 - Film Emotions

ARTS3067 - Film Internship Course

ARTS3090 - MCT Capstone

ARTS3093 - Media Power

ARTS3095 - BA Media Internship

ARTS3096 - Media and Climate Change

ARTS3123 - Solo Performance

ARTS5503 - Academic Writing for the Humanities

MDIA1004 - News Fundamentals

MDIA1006 - Mediated Storytelling

MDIA3000 - Discourse and Promotion

MDIA3003 - Professional Portfolio

MDIA3007 - Media Internship

MDIA3008 - Issues and Crisis Communication

MDIA5000 - Understanding Contemporary Media

MDIA5004 - Media and Public Relations

MDIA5006 - Feature Writing

MDIA5011 - Professional Media Practices (EFOP)

MDIA5100 - Industry Internship

MUSC1603 - Materials and Structures of Music 2

MUSC1604 - Western Music: A Panorama

MUSC1707 - Performance Lab A

MUSC1708 - Performance Lab A (BA)

MUSC2116 - Sound, Society and Self in World Music

MUSC2603 - Materials and Structures of Music 4

MUSC2703 - Performance Lab B

MUSC3705 - Performance Lab C

MUSC3706 - Performance Lab C (MCP/MP)

MUSC3801 - Creative Projects in Music and Composition

MUSC3805 - Audio Culture

MUSC3807 - MusiCultures

MUSC3808 - Becoming a Performer

MUSC4102 - Critical Practice in Music

MUSC4706 - Music Ensemble

ARTS1011 Inventing the Self: Creative Writing in the Digital Age (PDF)

ARTS1031 Reading Through Time (PDF) [755 Kb]

ARTS1063 World Cinemas: Transnational Perspectives (PDF)

ARTS1091 Media, Society, Politics (PDF)

ARTS2020 Creative Writing (PDF)

ARTS2033 Poetry and Poetics (PDF)

ARTS2035 American Literature: Past and Present (PDF)

ARTS2063 National Cinemas (PDF)

ARTS2064 A Case Study of Film Genre (PDF)

ARTS2093 Social Media (PDF)

ARTS2096 Media Rights, Media Wrongs (PDF)

ARTS2120 Writing for Performance (PDF)

ARTS3021 Creative Writing Internship (PDF)

ARTS3025 Advanced Creative Writing (PDF)

ARTS3039 Jane Austen in Context (PDF) [902 Kb]

ARTS3047 Contemporary Critical and Cultural Theory (PDF)

ARTS3052 English Internship (PDF)

ARTS3064 Issues in Film Styles and Aesthetics (PDF)

ARTS3066 Documentary and Non Fiction Cinemas (PDF)

ARTS3067 Film Studies Internship (PDF)

ARTS3092 Media and Transformation in the Asia-Pacific (PDF)

ARTS3095 BA Media Internship (PDF)

ARTS3122 Working in the Performing Arts (PDF)

ARTS3124 Collaborative Performance Making (PDF)

HUMS1006 Presentation and Communication Skills (PDF)

MDIA1000 Working with Time, Space and Experience (PDF)

MDIA1003 Public Relations and Advertising Foundations (PDF)

MDIA1005 Creative Sound Technologies

MDIA1007 Media Entrepreneurship (PDF)

MDIA2008 Broadcast Media Practices (PDF)

MDIA3005 Social Innovation and Engagement (PDF)

MDIA3007 Media Internship (PDF)

MDIA5008 Media Research Project

MDIA5010 Literary and Narrative Journalism Practice (PDF)

MDIA5022 Corporate and Interpersonal Communication (PDF)

MDIA5023 Public Relations Strategy (PDF)

MDIA5027 Understanding Digital Cultures (PDF)

MDIA5030 Brand Cultures (PDF)

MDIA5100 Industry Internship (PDF)

MUSC1707 Performance Laboratory A (PDF)

MUSC1708 BA Performance Laboratory A (PDF)

MUSC2116 Sound, Society and Self in World Music (PDF)

MUSC2703 Performance Laboratory B (PDF)

MUSC2802 Music Studio Teaching (PDF)

MUSC2803 Creative Sound Technologies (PDF)

MUSC2804 Investigating Music (PDF)

MUSC3105 Psychology of Music (PDF)

MUSC3705 Performance Laboratory C (PDF)

MUSC3706 Performance Laboratory C (Creative Practice/Music Pedagogy) (PDF)

MUSC3802 Music Analysis (PDF)

MUSC3804 Educating the Musical Novice (PDF)

MUSC3806 Synergies in Sound Technology (PDF)

MUSC4104 Advanced Studies in Music History & Culture 2 (PDF)

MUSC4705 Performance Laboratory D (Music Creative Practice) (PDF)

MUSC4706 Music Ensemble (PDF)

MDIA5002 Broadcast Journalism (PDF)

ARTS2127 Great Plays (PDF)

HUMS1008 Music on My Mind: Psychology and Music (PDF)

MUSC2801 Music Performance Styles and Interpretation (PDF)

2018 Course Outlines

ARTS1010 - Life of Words

ARTS1030 - Forms of Writing

ARTS1060 - Introduction to Film Studies

ARTS1090 - Media, Culture & Everyday Life

ARTS1120 - Experiencing Theatre

ARTS2031 - Australian Literature

ARTS2033 - Poetry and Poetics

ARTS2036 - Modernism

ARTS2061 - Contemporary Approaches

ARTS2064 - A Case Study of Film Genre

ARTS2066 - Writing for the Screen

ARTS2093 - Social Media

ARTS2095 - Digital Tech and the Self

ARTS2121 - Theatre and Current Events

ARTS2123 - Musicals, Dance & Pop Culture

ARTS2128 - Art, Activism, Publics

ARTS3022 - Narrative

ARTS3025 - Advanced Creative Writing

ARTS3040 - Postcolonial Literatures

ARTS3047 - Critical and Cultural Theory

ARTS3048 - Gothic Cultures

ARTS3061 - Video Project

ARTS3063 - Cinemas & Cultures

ARTS3091 - Advanced Media Issues

ARTS3097 - Current Debates in Media

ARTS3124 - Collaborative Making

ARTS3125 - Multimedia Performance

ARTS3132 - Based on a True Story

ARTS3217 - History of Modern China (Please see Moodle or contact Course Convenor)

ARTS4100 - Research Methods

ARTS4201 - Uses of Theory: Hons

ARTS5100 - Research Methods

MDIA1000 - Time, Space and Experience

MDIA1002 - Media & Communication Contexts

MDIA2000 - Animating Media

MDIA2003 - Advanced Media Writing

MDIA2006 - Communication Strategies

MDIA2011 - Media Design for Change

MDIA3000 - Discourse and Promotion

MDIA3002 - Multiplatform Media

MDIA3008 - Crisis Communication

MDIA3010 - Professional Media Practices

MDIA3011 - Communication design

MDIA5000 - Understanding Contemporary Med (Please see Moodle or contact Course Convenor)

MDIA5001 - Writing for Media

MDIA5003 - Online and Mobile Media

MDIA5004 - Media and Public Relations

MDIA5005 - Sports, Media and Culture

MDIA5021 - Advertising and Creativity

MDIA5028 - Critical Perspectives PR & Adv

MUSC1101 - Music Reinvented

MUSC1602 - Materials and Structures of Music 1

MUSC1701 - Performance Laboratory 1 (BMus)

MUSC1702 - Performance Laboratory 1 (Adv)

MUSC1703 - Performance Laboratory 1 (BA)

MUSC2116 - World Music

MUSC2602 - Materials and Structures of Music 3

MUSC2701 - Performance Laboratory 3

MUSC3105 - Psychology of Music

MUSC3162 - Twentieth Century Music

MUSC3302 - Orchestration and Arrangement

MUSC3701 - Performance Laboratory 5

MUSC3801 - Creative Projects

MUSC3805 - Audio Culture

MUSC3807 - MusiCultures

MUSC3808 - Becoming a Performer

MUSC4101 - Music Critical Investigation

MUSC4103 - Music History and Culture 1

MUSC4701 - Performance Laboratory 7

MUSC4703 - Performance Laboratory 7 (MCP)

ARTS1031 - Reading Through Time: Literature from the Renaissance to Postmodernity

ARTS1032 - The Literature Laboratory: Writing Beyond Limits

ARTS1062 - Hollywood Film: Industry, Technology, Aesthetics

ARTS1091 - Media, Society, Politics

ARTS1121 - The Life of Performance

ARTS2020 - Creative Writing

ARTS2021 - Creative Writing Project

ARTS2034 - Shakespearean Drama

ARTS2035 - American Literature: Past and Present

ARTS2040 - World Literature: Reading the Global Present

ARTS2050 - Academic Writing for the Humanities

ARTS2062 - Australian Cinema

ARTS2063 - National Cinemas

ARTS2065 - Working with Image and Soun

ARTS2091 - Mobile Cultures

ARTS2092 - Global Media: Markets, Flows and Cultures

ARTS2094 - Visual Communication

ARTS2096 - Media Rights, Media Wrongs

ARTS2120 - Writing for Performance

ARTS2125 - Acting and Performing

ARTS2126 - Reviewing the Arts

ARTS2127 - Great Plays

ARTS3021 - Creative Writing Internship

ARTS3023 - Fiction Writing

ARTS3024 - Writing Bodies

ARTS3039 - Jane Austen in Context

ARTS3050 - Reading Natures

ARTS3052 - English Internship

ARTS3053 - Love Pray Kill in the English Renaissance

ARTS3054 - The Getting of Wisdom: Youth, Literature and the Formation of the Self

ARTS3064 - Issues in Film Styles and Aesthetics

ARTS3065 - Screen Emotions: Affect and Cinema

ARTS3066 - Documentary and Non Fiction Cinema

ARTS3067 - Film Studies Internship

ARTS3090 - Media, Culture and Technology Capstone: Media Cultures

ARTS3092 - Media and Transformation in the Asia-Pacific

ARTS3093 - Media Power

ARTS3095 - BA Media Internship

ARTS3122 - Program and Repertoire: Theatre, Performance and Dance

ARTS3123 - Solo Performance Making

ARTS3131 - Playing Australia

ARTS5503 - Academic Writing for the Humanities

MDIA1003 - Public Relations and Advertising Foundations

MDIA1004 - News Fundamentals

MDIA1005 - Creative Sound Technologies

MDIA1006 - Mediated Storytelling

MDIA2001 - Bodies and Interfaces

MDIA2002 - Analysing Media Communication

MDIA2005 - Advertising: The Creative Dimensions

MDIA2007 - Political Communication

MDIA2008 - Broadcast Media Practices

MDIA2010 - Serious Games

MDIA3003 - Professional Portfolio

MDIA3004 - Festivals and Exhibitions

MDIA3005 - Social Innovation and Engagement

MDIA3006 - Production Studio

MDIA3007 - Media Internship

MDIA3009 - Brand Communications and Cultures

MDIA5002 - Broadcast Journalism

MDIA5006 - Feature Writing

MDIA5007 - Media Ethics and Law

MDIA5008 - Media Research Project

MDIA5010 - Literary and Narrative Journalism Practice

MDIA5011 - Professional Media Practices: Creating, Publishing and Publicising Digital Journalism

MDIA5022 - Corporate and Interpersonal Communication

MDIA5023 - Public Relations Strategy

MDIA5024 - Advertising Strategy

MDIA5027 - Understanding Digital Cultures

MDIA5030 - Brand Cultures

MDIA5100 - Industry Internship

MUSC1603 - Materials and Structures of Music 2

MUSC1604 - Western Music: a Panorama

MUSC1704 - Performance Laboratory 2

MUSC1705 - Performance Laboratory 2 (Advanced)

MUSC1706 - Performance Laboratory 2

MUSC2113 - Film Music

MUSC2118 - Music and Culture in Bali: An Overseas Fieldtrip

MUSC2603 - Materials and Structures of Music 4

MUSC2702 - Performance Laboratory 4

MUSC2801 - Music Performance Styles and Interpretation

MUSC2802 - Music Studio Teaching

MUSC2803 - Creative Sound Technologies

MUSC2804 - Investigating Music

MUSC3104 - Contemplating Jazz: History, Style, Reception

MUSC3702 - Performance Laboratory 6

MUSC3704 - Performance Laboratory 6 (Creative Practice/Music Pedagogy)

MUSC3802 - Music Analysis

MUSC3804 - Educating the Musical Novice

MUSC3806 - Synergies in Sound Technology

MUSC4102 - Critical Practice in Music

MUSC4104 - Advanced Studies in Music History & Culture 2

MUSC4702 - Performance Laboratory 8

MUSC4704 - Performance Laboratory 8 (Creative Practice)

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