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FTR3000 Media Business

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication


Pre-requisite: FTR2001 or FTR2009 or FTR2011

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course will explore how to incubate a Media Business from start-up through to commencement of business. The areas of business management and financial models will provide an understanding of the media industry. How to develop an ASIC registered business, advanced budgeting, media legal systems, national and state funding bodies and the business behind broadcasting will also be examined. Also, how to apply for grants, how to attract business clients, how to deal with `pitching' to television networks and commissioning editors and negotiating with other film producers (such as `Co-Productions' will be discussed to assist final year students in making the transition to becoming successful media professionals.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 Online