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This unit offers you the opportunity to undertake supervised fieldwork in an area of media studies.  You will develop your understanding of the changing media environment and your ability to map media cultures.  You will also be introduced to methods of engagement and fieldwork which may include ethnography, auto-ethnography, and others.

Summary 2020

Unit name Field trip in Creative Industries, Practices and Cultures 2
Unit code HEJ351
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media

Dr Donald Reid

Teaching staff

Dr Donald Reid

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



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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:

HEJ251 Fieldtrip in Media Industries, Practices and Cultures

HEJ346 Fieldwork in Journalism, Media and Communications


Teaching Pattern

Supervised fieldwork


In-Country Group Work 1,500 words equivalent – (20%);

Research Project (2,500 words or equivalent) and Exegesis (1,500 words) – 80%

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