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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3062

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
155124

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To consolidate the knowledge and skills obtained by students in introductory and intermediate courses in a strategic communication context.

Course content

Students will develop an understanding of the integration, planning and management of key communication skills in an organisational context. The planning will be informed by organisational goals and extensive research and analysis of the situation, organisation, issues and publics. Advanced skills will be developed in the setting of communication goals and objectives, the development of strategies, tactics, budgets, and schedules, and the formation of measurement and evaluation plans. Consideration of relevant ethical, legal and social issues will be required, which will require students to apply and integrate theoretical knowledge and understanding in a practical context.

Textbook(s)

Smith, R. D. 2017, Strategic planning for public relations, 5th, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Routledge, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 2079 Content Creation for Media
COMM 1057 Public Relations Theory and Practice

Students completing the Bachelor of Marketing and Communication (DBMN) program must complete either Design for Digital Technologies (COMM 2080) OR Content Creation for Media (COMM 2079).

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
Online 2 hours x 2 weeks
Online (preseminar tasks) 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Lecture 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar 2.5 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
Online 2 hours x 2 weeks
Online (pre-seminar tasks) 1.5 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Research proposal 900 words 20% N/A
Report 3600 words 80% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Research proposal 900 words 20% N/A
Report 3600 words 80% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Research proposal 900 words 20% N/A
Report 3600 words 80% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Research proposal 900 words 20% N/A
Report 3600 words 80% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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