|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
June - Off Campus
|Fees||Subject 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.
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.
Eligibility and requirements
Please note - to enrol in this subject:
- students must be admitted to the
Code Name Teaching period Credit Points Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing Master of Publishing and Communications
- students must have completed
Code Name Teaching period Credit Points PUBL90002 Editorial EnglishSemester 1Semester 2 12.5
An application process applies and students will be selected based on their average WAM and the contents of their application. Preference will be given to applications from students who are in their final semester of study.
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
This subject is taught in New York City, USA, during one week in the Winter Term (June-July). Further information: https://studyos.students.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10434
- A 1,000-word project proposal (20%), due on the final say of the intensive.
- A 4,000-word research paper (80%), due eight weeks after the end of the teaching period.
- Hurdle: Students are required to attend a minimum of 100% of classes in order to pass this subject and regular class participation is expected.
Quotas apply to this subject
Dates & times
- June - Off Campus
Principal coordinator Mark Davis Mode of delivery Off Campus Contact hours Total 25 hours, comprising seminars, smaller group workshops, and excursions, delivered as an intensive over the period of one week (off campus). Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 24 June 2019 to 28 June 2019 Last self-enrol date 25 June 2019 Census date 5 July 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 26 July 2019 Assessment period ends 9 August 2019
Time commitment details
Additional delivery details
This subject is taught intensively on location in New York. Students who wish to apply to undertake this subject must consult the Faculty of Arts at email@example.com for further information, in the semester prior.
Please visit hhttps://studyos.students.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10434 for further information.
- Enrolment is limited to 8 students. An application process applies and students will be selected based on their average WAM and the contents of their application. Preference will be given to applications from students who are in their final semester of study.
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Off-campus study
This subject has an overseas component
This subject is taught intensively on location in New York. Students who wish to undertake this subject can visit http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/students/graduate-coursework/overseas-subjects for further information. Please consult the Faculty of Arts at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information, in the semester prior.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Communications (Advanced) Course Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.