The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020

Course handbook


This course provides an introduction to media production for distribution on the World Wide Web. The course will utilise social media platforms to publish and promote student works. It will attract students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in developing multidisciplinary skills from the domains of Design, Communication and Information Technology. This is a hands-on course that will develop in-demand creative production skills for those looking for a career in social media and traditional media production.

Availability2020 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2020


  • Semester 1 - 2020

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Exhibit skills in the development and promotion of media content for the web

2. Display their ability to conceive, design and construct Web based media

3. Critically appraise their own and the work of others


This course will explore the creation of media content for distribution on the World Wide Web. Topics will include:

1. Basic website production and file management

2. Audio and video files in various formats

3. Moving images and interactive sequences

4. Narrative and interactive web design theory

5. The use of social media to share and promote media content

6. Aspects of Communication Theory.

Assessment items

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Media for Social Media - 20%

Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Interactive Media - 20%

Quiz: Online Quiz - 20%

Project: Final Project - 40%

Contact hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and PSB Singapore


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 2