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  • Media, Identity and Everyday LifeCULS10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Media saturate almost every aspect of our experience, and provide a powerful lens through which we come to understand our selves, other people, and the world around us. This subject offers an introduction to cultural studies by focusing on the media and their impacts in everyday life. Case studie...

  • International Business JournalismJOUR90023

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This practice-based subject focuses on the history, principles and techniques of business journalism in the context of rapidly changing communications technology and global capitalism. Students will learn basic skills for analysing the performance of businesses and conducting journalistic researc...

  • Affective PublicsCULS90009

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    What theoretical and conceptual frameworks emerge when we stage conversations between the scholarship on publics and public cultures and the so-called “affective turn” in the social sciences and humanities? How do affective publics implicate discourses of belonging, citizenship, and minoritarian ...

  • New Media: Harnessing Digital DisruptionJOUR90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject will equip students for navigating their careers in a world of changing business models. . It also considers how journalists create a personal brand in a fracturing media landscape and how they develop an entrepreneurial spirit, which is both a mindset and a problem-solving skill set....

  • Video JournalismJOUR90008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic video and audio journalism skills and takes them to an advanced level, with an emphasis on video and audio reporting across multimedia platforms under tight deadline conditions in newsroom environments, for news and longer-form broadcast and multimedia current affairs...

  • Television, Lifestyle & Consumer CultureCULS20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    What is lifestyle? When and how did the concept develop, and what functions does it serve in consumer culture today? How is it represented and constructed through television? How does it relate to parallel concepts like taste, style and identity? This subject frames lifestyle as the site where co...

  • Journalism Project Part 2JOUR90018

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to JOUR90017 Journalism Project Part 1 for details

  • Print Markets: Structures and StrategiesPUBL90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    As the print publishing market in all its forms adapts to the impact of new technologies, this subject examines the resulting seismic changes, the impact of digital technologies on the publishing supply chain and the shifting strategic contribution of marketing to the publishing process. We study...

  • PracticumPUBL90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to further develop the skills and extend the experience of those students already in gainful employment in a publishing or communications environment. With the support of the subject coordinator and the mentorship of a senior staff member in their place of employment, the...

  • Business and Professional CommunicationsPUBL90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject studies the elements of successful communication in business and professional contexts - and these elements also translate into one’s personal communication. We study key skills, both written and oral, and take a resolutely practical approach to communication in all forms, including ...

  • Technical Writing and EditingPUBL90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject teaches the writing and editing skills needed in the technical writing profession. The emphasis is on preparing instructional materials (also known as user documentation), both for printed and online delivery. Students will learn how to plan a documentation project, how to tailor wri...

  • International Journalism - Key SkillsJOUR90020

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a practice based subject taught by leading practitioners, which enables students to develop their skills in researching, writing and producing stories in an international context. Students will enhance their understanding of how news stories are put together, including the variety of new ...

  • Newsroom-Applied Professional PracticeJOUR90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers students the opportunity to research and write stories in various styles, which will be considered for publication on The Citizen, the flagship publication of Centre Advancing Journalism. Students will be required to bring story ideas to regular news conferences for discussio...

  • Audio JournalismJOUR90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a solid grounding in audio journalism skills. The structure of news and current affairs reports is analysed, and training in recording and editing sound packages, and in scripting and presenting is provided. Ethical considerations relevant to audio journalism are canvassed i...

  • Researching/Writing StoriesJOUR90001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a practice based subject taught by leading practitioners, which enables students to develop their skills in researching, writing and producing stories. Students will enhance their understanding of how news stories are put together and will develop advanced skills in researching, writing a...

  • Journalism Thesis Part 2JOUR90016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to JOUR90015 Journalism Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Journalism Thesis Part 1JOUR90015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic selected in consultation with the supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 37.5 point requirement for the year-long subject.

  • Journalism Project Part 3JOUR90019

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to JOUR90017 Journalism Project Part 1 for details

  • Journalism Project Part 1JOUR90017

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will work intensively under advanced industry supervision on an agreed journalistic project, such as a documentary, series of articles, book or investigative assignment. Working with the resources of the Centre for Advanced Journalism and other academic staff, the student will complete a...

  • Russian Language & Culture 4ARUSS40006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a post-advanced language-acquisition subject, in the course of which students should be able to enhance their capacity to use correct, idiomatic Russian both in written and spoken form. acquire the ability to understand and translate messages of a sophisticated level of complexity occurri...