Courses & Units

Media, Music and Sound HEJ335


This unit is not on offer in 2017.


This unit explores the music industry at a time of significant change.  It considers the ways in which the music industry's focus is no longer on the sale of recorded music to consumers but on the licensing of music for film, television, advertising, video games and digital media.  Topics may include: soundtracks and scoring of film and television; piracy and streaming; the history and future of music journalism and criticism.  The unit includes a practical component focused on screen and sound production.


Unit name Media, Music and Sound
Unit code HEJ335
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media

Dr Kathleen Williams and Dr Michelle Phillipov

Teaching staff

Dr Kathleen Williams and Dr Michelle Phillipov

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100700

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For Bachelor of Media and Bachelor of Media with Honours students: 4 HEJ level 100 units

For students outside the Bachelor of Media: 2 HEJ level 100 units

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HEJ335 Media and Music

HEJ254 Media, Music and Sound


Teaching Pattern

1 x 60 minute weekly lecture

1 x 90 minute weekly seminar


  Essay – 2500 words (40%); Project and exegesis – 3500 words equivalent (60%)

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