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International Publishing Project (PUBL90016)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePUBL90016
Campus
Parkville
Availability(Quotas apply)
July
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject involves travel to New York to undertake a five-day intensive to be taught at a New York based university. The program will involve instruction by senior figures in the US publishing industry, from established firms and the recent start-ups that are re-shaping the industry.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should have:

  • written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion;
  • an understanding of international publishing practices;
  • increased levels of cross-cultural awareness; and
  • a broad understanding of issues of key concern to the publishing and communications industry.

Generic skills

Students who have successfully completed this subject should:

  • acquire high-level written and oral communication skills through contribution to class discussions and the completion of assignments;
  • have a capacity for effective teamwork through group discussions;
  • develop cultural and ethical understanding through reflection and reading on the role of the publishing industry in a range of different national and cultural contexts;
  • develop skills in research through the preparation of class papers and assignments, including the use of online as well as print-based materials;
  • develop skills in time management and planning through managing workloads for recommended reading, tutorial presentations and assessment requirements; and
  • acquire a capacity for critical thinking through the use of readings and discussion to develop a critique of received wisdom about the cultural, social and political significance of the publishing industry.

Last updated: 9 November 2018