Documentaries and News

Course Code: 
Domain: The Arts
Length of Course: Trimester

Unit Information

Documentaries and News focuses on developing your ability to create and analyse non-fiction media. You will view, listen to and analyse interesting and relevant media texts and investigate ways to create meaning by producing your own news reports and short documentary productions using a range of audiovisual equipment and professional computer software.

You will analyse the way 21st Century technology has implicated the way we access news media and the influence it has on Australian society, and examine the process of representation and the way values are constructed in media works. You will also analyse your own and others’ experiences with media by looking at ways an audience can be persuaded by producers of media.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Media Production and Analysis (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Diploma of Screen and Media (Film and Television)
  • Bachelor of Media and Communications (Screen Studies Major)

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Film and Television
  • Photography
  • Copywriter
  • Web Developer
  • Journalist

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $32