Communications and Media Foundations

Program Overview

The Communications and Media Foundations program is a one year, intensive preparation program that includes creative exploration and experimentation with contemporary digital and social media production tools. The program focuses on developing communication skills while introducing students to the Communications and Media industries. Students will develop fundamentals for success in Communications and Media fields, through the practical application of skills, guided by creative media industry professionals.

BENEFITS

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

In this program, you will:

  • Create and maintain a forum in social media networks using rich media application.

  • Apply theoretical principles to produce practical, focused written communication and media solutions

  • Research and describe media forms, audiences, platforms and "traditional" and non-traditional communication methods

  • Use appropriate vocabulary, terminology, basic numeracy and communicative strategies necessary in the communications and media environment

  • Apply developed English language skills to a presentation portfolio

  • Write and present in basic narrative formats for a variety of media platforms

  • Examine one's roles and responsibilities as a global citizen in personal and professional life

  • Examine beliefs, values and behaviours that form individual and community identities and the basis for respectful relationships

  • Apply knowledge of communications and media workplaces, environments and practices to develop one's job search strategies and early career success strategies

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE

 

Semester 1

   Tools and Processes for Communicators

   Introduction to Media

   Developing Communications Portfolio Skills 1

   Multimedia 1

   Essential English Skills

   College Communications 1

   Exploring Digital Culture Pt 1

 

Semester 2

   Building Communications Portfolio Skills 2

   Introduction to Media Writing

   Multimedia 2

   College Communications 1

   College Communications 2

  Exploring Digital Culture Pt 2

  

 

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