Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Introduction to Journalism (WSTC)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700182.2

Discipline: JOURNALISM

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Mitchell Liddle


Equivalent Units
100556 - Introduction to Journalism

Corequisite

Students enrolled in the combined Diploma/Bachelor courses listed below must pass all College Preparatory units listed in the course structure before progressing to the Year 2 units.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in Extended Diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory units listed in the course structure prior to enrolling in this University level unit.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Term 2  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Mitchell Liddle  Timetable not available  
2020 Term 3  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Mitchell Liddle  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 unit 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
6007.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of CommunicationCONTINUING
6007.2Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
6009.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
6015.1Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CONTINUING
6015.2Diploma in Communication/Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production)CURRENT
7043.2Diploma in Communication (exit only)CURRENT
7148.1Diploma in Communication Extended - CommunicationCURRENT
7149.1Diploma in Communication Extended - Creative IndustriesCURRENT
7150.1Diploma in Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts and Production)CURRENT


Specialisations

A7030.1WSTC Communication Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7031.1WSTC Communication Extended International StudentsCONTINUING
A7032.1WSTC Communication Extended Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCONTINUING
A7208.1WSTC Communication Extended - Communication - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7209.1WSTC Communication Extended - Communication - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7210.1WSTC Communication Extended - Communication - International StudentsCURRENT
A7211.1WSTC Communication Extended - Creative Industries - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7212.1WSTC Communication Extended - Creative Industries - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7213.1WSTC Communication Extended - Creative Industries - International StudentsCURRENT
A7214.1WSTC Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts & Prod) - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7215.1WSTC Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts & Prod) - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7216.1WSTC Communication Extended - Screen Media (Arts & Prod) - International StudentsCURRENT




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