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Area/Catalogue
COMM 4005

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
168387

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

The course aims to provide students with the ability to interpret and navigate the complex dynamics driving digital disruption in society and the communication, media and creative industries sector. 

Course content

This course provides an overview of the challenges within the communication, media and creative industries sector and broader society in the face of disruptive digital technologies. It helps prepare students for more specialised study within the field by exploring: the new normal of working lives; media law and ethics; digital entrepreneurship; big data and social media management; virtual and augmented reality; digital and strategic communication; creative and technical writing; cultural diversity and Aboriginal studies; research methods; and Work Integrated Learning (WIL). Assessment will include industry participation. 

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 7 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 7 weeks
Online (Activities) 3 hours x 3 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online (Activities) 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, CITY WEST
Case study 1800 words 40% N/A
Project 2700 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Case study 1800 words 40% N/A
Project 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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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