Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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Admission to the postgraduate certificate or diploma in Publishing and Communications, Master of Publishing and Communications, Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Communications, postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in media and communication, Master of Global Media Communication
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Dr Sybil Nolan
This subject focuses on the communication techniques required to publish effectively in the digital environment, in particular for professional websites in the public domain. It examines the communication techniques used for 'old' media such as television, radio and print, and how these are adapted for the internet publishing environment. Students will gain practical experience in writing in a number of different styles and formats and will be offered the opportunity to publish their work. On successful completion, the students will be familiar with the story construction techniques used by professional digital publishers and will be able to apply them.
Writing and editing folio exercises totalling 1500 words (30%, due mid-semester), in-class assessment of online narrative tools and techniques, total 1500 words (30%, late in semester), and the development of a series of web features totalling 2000 words (40%, due in the examination period). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% (or 10 out of 12) classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.
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Students enrolled in a cognate postgraduate program may seek approval from the course coordinator.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Media and Communications) |
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Editing and Communications)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Editing and Communications)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media and Communication)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management
100 Point Master of Art Curatorship |
100 Point Master of Journalism
150 Point Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis)
150 Point Master of Journalism
150 Point Master of Publishing and Communications
150 point program - full time over 18 months
200 Point Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis)
200 Point Master of Arts and Cultural Management
200 Point Master of Global Media Communication
200 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Publishing and Communications
200 point program - full time over 18 months
200 point program - full time over 24 months
Media and Communications
Media and Communications
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