Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Introduction to JournalismWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 100556.2

Discipline: JOURNALISM

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Asha Chand


Equivalent Units
63084 - Journalism: News Reporting, 700182 - Introduction to Journalism (WSTC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Margot Dunphy  Timetable not available  
2020 Sydney City Session 1  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Ming Diao  Timetable not available   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Ming Diao  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit introduces students to the fields of journalism and new media, covering the concepts of news values and news research for target audiences. It looks at the role of the journalist and the professional skills of news gathering and news writing. The subject also considers the legal and ethical obstacles and obligations faced by journalists operating in an environment of fast paced communication. The methodologies underlying professional practice as well as delivering news with speed for multimedia platforms are central to this unit.


Courses
1696.2Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.3Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1707.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
1707.2Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
1707.3Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCONTINUING
1707.4Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
1736.1Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1791.1Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CONTINUING
1791.2Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CURRENT
1838.1Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1839.1Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1840.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
2723.3Bachelor of Communication Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.2Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.3Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.4Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.5Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2752.6Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
6007.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
6007.2Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
6009.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT


Specialisations

M1038.1Public RelationsCONTINUING
M1044.1AdvertisingCONTINUING
M1047.1JournalismCONTINUING
M1067.1JournalismCURRENT
M11011.1Public CommunicationCONTINUING
M1613ADV.1AdvertisingCONTINUING
M1613JRN.1JournalismCONTINUING
M1613MAP.1Media Arts ProductionCONTINUING
M1613PR.1Public RelationsCONTINUING




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