Advanced study opportunities
Capstone subjects for Master's study in the School of Media, Film and Journalism
Take your learning to the next level with your chosen capstone subject – which will deepen your knowledge and further your real-world industry experience – just one of the ways Monash prepares you to become a professional in your chosen field of specialisation.
All capstone subjects are integrative learning opportunities for applied research and industry collaboration, underpinned by innovative thinking, critical analysis and contemporary theory.
Exercise the theory you learn in the classroom through practical learning opportunities, as part of a relevant workplace experience. You can select from a practical placement sourced by Monash, or leverage your own networks for placement opportunities.
Add to your portfolio of work before you’ve even graduated. Guided by academics, delve into a topic of interest as part of an independent research project, and flex your creative muscles to present your research in a format of your choosing.
With a group of peers, work to a high professional standard on a communications research project, media strategy or campaign plan for a real-world industry client, under the supervision of Monash teaching staff.
On this international study program to Shanghai, you will tour the city’s cultural spaces, institutions, art precincts and more to see first-hand how creativity and innovation is at the heart of Shanghai’s urban revitalisation and growth.
Use your academic skills to identify, develop and pitch a new business opportunity in the creative industries; honing your ability to research audiences and market challenges, and develop marketing strategies, before pitching your final idea to industry stakeholders and potential investors.
Travel to a key journalism city to understand how international newsrooms are adapting to the impacts and transformations borne from global change, industrial crises, and innovation. Previously, students have travelled to Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.