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Area/Catalogue
COMM 4006

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
168391

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

This course aims to increase students' advanced understanding of Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial revolution, that features disruptive and innovative digital technologies and how they are transforming organisations and society.

Course content

This course analyses the intense challenges for employment, education, media and other sectors caused by disruptive digital technologies. Topics include: the impacts of big data, cloud computing and digital analytics on organisations and society; platform economies; data driven investigative journalism; social media management; digital motherhood; artificial intelligence, robotics and automation in the workplace.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 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
Critical analysis 2700 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Case study 1800 words 40% N/A
Critical analysis 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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