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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Structural EditingPUBL90001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the structural editing of texts in a range of genres, including instructional, polemical, scholarly and narrative works. Students will learn how to analyse the reading practices characteristic of different genres, and will be given practical experience in editing texts to ...

  • 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...

  • Advanced Book PublishingPUBL90020

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the processes by which book publishers evaluate proposals and build their lists. Through seminars and hands-on workshops, students are introduced to the business and management aspects of book publishing that underpin list-building, and to the processes involve...

  • Affective PublicsCULS90009


    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 ...

  • Journalism Project Part 2JOUR90018

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

    Refer to JOUR90017 Journalism Project Part 1 for details

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Translation and CommunicationTRAN90021

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on issues of translation and on interpreting as an act of communication in a multicultural world. It examines the communicative nature of the translating task and the possibilities, challenges and constraints of a translator/interpreter as an intercultural mediator and facili...

  • Translation InternshipTRAN90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will enable students to undertake approximately 340 hours of professional work experience at an industry partner’s premise. Students should only be enrolled in the subject if they have secured professional work placement which has been approved by the subject coordinator. Upon comple...

  • Translation Studies Thesis Part 1TRAN90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A text of 12,000 words comprising a research project or commented translation approved by the coordinator or supervisor. Students should contact their subject coordinator in the first week of semester regarding a topic and appointing a supervisor.

  • Translation Industry ProjectTRAN90022

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject places students in a professional translation environment, whereby students work on team-based translation projects that require them to integrate their linguistic, technical and collaborative skills, and to experience the variety of roles in professional translation such as client, ...

  • Translation Theory and PracticeTRAN90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will be introduced to basic principles of translation, examining key linguistic and cultural aspects. Through practical translation exercises, students will develop awareness of linguistic and cultural contrasts between languages. Specific seminars deal with the main translation theories...

  • Translation Studies WorkshopTRAN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will be introduced to the major theoretical and methodological approaches for analysing and evaluating translations. Through seminars, class discussions and readings, students will gain insight into the central issues in translation studies. The focus is on building the k...

  • Spanish-English Translation 1TRAN90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic principles and practice of written translation into English 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...

  • English-Spanish Translation 2TRAN90017

    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...