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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3083

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
166847

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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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

Rapid increases in social media content across multiple platforms are leading to changes in the way organisations communicate. With a focus on engagement over content overload, this course will develop your understanding of social media strategy and branding from both academic and industry perspectives.

Course content

This course will examine social media strategy, advertising and branding across multiple industry sectors. Students will develop in-depth social media strategy knowledge and an understanding of user profiles aligned to high profile campaigns. Working with an industry partner in the creative industry sector, students will have the opportunity to extend their knowledge of branding and reputation management in a professional communication context.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 1071 Introduction to Social Media
Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MBCD COMM 1057 Public Relations Theory and Practice

Students need to complete at least one of the two prerequisite courses listed.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
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
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
Report 2500 words 55% 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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