mss3esp exploring studio spaces




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students build on their creative, theoretical and practical understanding of the studio, in relation to sound and video, sets, equipment and architecture. They will extend their established industry practice skills and their own mobile studio practices by independently exploring external and community spaces including gallery and public spaces.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first year and 30 credit points of second-year subjects in Media: screen + sound or Media Studies or Cinema Studies


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate flexible and creative approaches to media practices

Devise and carry out media exercises using concepts from lectures through community media group projects
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving(Creative Problem-solving)

02. Expand knowledcge of media genres, aesthetics and their cultural contexts

Through participation in the creative project, discussion in in-class screenings and writing critical reviews
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research(Inquiry/ Research)

03. Extend ability to work both collaboratively and individually on media projects

Extend Research of topics related to lectures for presentation in class and through pebblepad and to inform projects
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research(Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking(Critical Thinking)

04. Extend awareness of the social and cultural conditions creative work in their chosen area

Reflective analysis in journal or blog in class, following discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving(Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
1,200-word expansion of portfolio & reflective journal/blog3001, 02, 03
2,400-word essay or equivalent individual group creative project6001, 02, 03, 04
400-word workshop project process and practices, write reflective summative analysis1002, 03