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  • Editorial EnglishPUBL90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the key communication skill of editing. It introduces students to the linguistic conventions of editorial English, the use and interpretation of copy-editing symbols, and the parameters of a variety of house styles. Students will also learn the principles and practice of e...

  • Russian 4RUSS20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The overall goal of this intermediate Russian subject is to enable students to move from the private to the public sphere of discourse so that they begin to engage with more sophisticated cultural and social topics in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students will encounter visual and pr...

  • Russian Thesis Part 2RUSS40010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to RUSS40009 Russian Thesis 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...

  • Journalism Project Part 3JOUR90019

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

    Refer to JOUR90017 Journalism Project Part 1 for details

  • The Contemporary Publishing IndustryPUBL90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of the major factors affecting the local and global production, marketing and distribution of books, magazines and electronic publications. It considers the impact of political, social and economic conditions, technological changes, and changing industry practice...

  • Advanced Editing for Digital MediaPUBL90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to advanced aspects of editing for digital media. It focuses on the methods, systems, trends and technological developments taking place in digital media industries, and presents a portfolio of key skills and knowledge required in contemporary editing and content ...

  • Editing MasterclassPUBL90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the principles and practices associated with the development and structural editing of a range of texts from four specialised genres: fiction, trade non-fiction, children’s books, genre fiction and educational publishing. Students will be presented with man...

  • Writing and Editing for MagazinesPUBL90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of magazine writing, editing and publishing, with special emphasis on the skills needed to successfully produce magazines today. We examine how magazine editors conceive of audiences, and how they create print and digital magazines that serve the needs and desire...

  • Writing and Editing for Digital MediaPUBL90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This introductory subject is designed to induct graduate students into the major issues and current thinking in web-based communication; to familiarize students with the major channels and platforms in use in this field; to develop an understanding of online genres, and teach essential writing an...

  • History of Books and ReadingPUBL90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the history of the book and its relationship to changing reading practices. It will focus specifically on the changing technologies and aesthetics of book production, the relationships between reading and other cultural practices, the changing roles of publishe...

  • Publishing and Communications Thesis Pt1PUBL90022

    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.

  • Spanish-English Translation 2TRAN90016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic contrastive grammar and discourse analysis to tackle a range of translation problems involving different translation purposes, media, and technologies (translation memories, post-editing, terminology, quality control). A key part of the learning process will be coordi...

  • English-Spanish Translation 1TRAN90015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic principles and practice of written translation into Spanish using a professional translation-memory tool. Students will learn to apply contrastive grammar and grounded discourse analysis in order to identify and resolve translation problems by using a...

  • Translation Studies Thesis Part 2TRAN90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to TRAN90012 Translation Studies Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Translation in a Chinese ContextTRAN90008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic theory and practice of written translation. Students will learn to apply text analysis, text typology, and contrastive analysis of their working languages to identify, analyse, and resolve translation problems while independently developing an efficie...

  • Specialised Spanish Translation 2TRAN90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be given hands-on practice reading and translating a variety of specialised documents, including legal text types, agro-alimentary reports and promotional texts (publicity and websites) in accordance with the particular interests of the student group. Special attention will be paid ...

  • Hebrew 6HEBR30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on advanced modern literary texts, including study of contemporary Hebrew writers in prose and poetry, modern conversational idiom, and newspaper and academic articles. Students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with aut...

  • Hebrew 1HEBR10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject covers the basic word formation and syntax of Modern Hebrew, as well as reading, writing and simple conversation. Students should also gain an historical perspective of the language. Students who complete the subject should have a sufficient grasp of Modern Hebrew grammar, vocabulary...

  • Conservation Thesis Part 1CUMC90035

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The student proposes an original research topic that contributes to existing bodies of conservation knowledge and is approved by the coordinator. The student then initiates and conducts an involved program of primary research requiring interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. The student conducts ...