JOUR90009 Advanced Non Fiction Writing
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 30 hours: 2.5-hour seminar per week during semester |
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Students in the 200-point Master of Journalism program must complete JOUR90001 Researching and Writing Stories before taking this unit. In some circumstances a student may be granted an exemption from this requirement at the discretion of the course coordinator.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Basic news writing skills are a minimum.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Margaret Simons
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject builds on basic news writing skills to explore feature writing, journalistic essay writing and long term literary journalism. Students are introduced to key examples of leading non fiction writing from Australia and overseas, and are encouraged to reflect on the techniques employed, before bringing the results of this study to their own work in a series of practical exercises.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/mcp/master-of-journalism.html|
|Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Advanced) |
|100 Point Master of Journalism |
150 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Journalism