|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This is a practice-based subject teaching the history, principles and techniques of photojournalism in the context of rapidly changing communications technology. Students will learn basic photographic techniques, as well as learning how to edit their work and present it in a variety of multimedia contexts and platforms. They will also learn how to handle the ethical issues involved in dealing with subjects in a variety of different situations, as well as how to present and market their work.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
- Be able to take professional standard photographs for use in a journalistic context
- Be able to edit and crop their work, and prepare it for a variety of platforms and multimedia environments
- Have an awareness of the international market for photojournalism, and how this is changing
- Have the ability to identify the particular ethical issues involved in photojournalism
- Be equipped to critically reflect on a range of case studies relating to journalism practice in the international context
Upon successful completion of this subject, graduates should develop the following generic skills:
- Capacities relating to the to communication of facts and ideas in visual form
- Capacities of ethical reflection and identifying on how these are relevant to exercising responsible judgement in applied settings
- A capacity to analyse and reflect on the social significance of communication practices
- Time management and planning skills relevant to the management and organisation of workloads
Eligibility and requirements
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
|During examination period||80%|
Quotas apply to this subject
Dates & times
- Semester 2
Principal coordinator David Nolan Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 24 hours: One two-hour workshop per week Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019 Last self-enrol date 9 August 2019 Census date 31 August 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 27 September 2019 Assessment period ends 22 November 2019
Semester 2 contact information
Additional delivery details
This subject has a quota of 20 students. Selection is automated and based on the order in which students enrol. Your enrolment in this subject guarantees a space unless you withdraw.
If the subject is full, spaces may become available in the future as others withdraw. The only way to check this is by attempting to enrol. Please note that there are no waiting lists for this subject.
As entry into this subject is based only on the order in which students enrol, special permission will not be offered to any students.
A compiled reader will be made available, together with relevant examples of photojournalism