Journalism and Communication

Bachelor of Journalism

Group 1

#16 units from –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1311 2 Identity, Culture and Communication
COMU1999 2 Introduction to Visual Communication
COMU2233 2 Mass Media and Society
COMU3222 2 Mass Media, Spin and Public Opinion
COMU3800 2 Professional Accountability in Communication
JOUR1111 2 Introduction to Journalism and Communication
JOUR2722 2 Convergence in the Media
JOUR3290 2 Journalism and Mass Communication Research

Group 2

#12 units from –

Course Code Units Course Title
JOUR1112 2 Reporting
JOUR1710 2 Journalistic Investigation
JOUR2711 2 Principles of Editing and Design
JOUR2811 2 Journalism in Text
JOUR2822 2 Journalism in Sound
JOUR2833 2 Visual Journalism

and #4 units from the following courses chosen in consultation with the program director

Course Code Units Course Title
JOUR3111 2 Convergent Journalism
JOUR3222 2 Convergent Production
JOUR3401 2 Independent Study in Journalism & Communication
JOUR3801 2 Journalism Internship

Plus #16 units of electives from undergraduate courses not offered by the School of Journalism and Communication which may include a #16 major or an #8 minor.

Sports Studies major

#10 units for –

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1900 2 Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement
HMST1910 2 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement
HPRM1000 2 Physical Activity & Health
HMST2190 2 Sport & Physical Activity in Society: Historical to Contemporary Perspectives
HMST3103 2 Management & Marketing of Sport & Physical Activity

#6 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
PSYC2000 2 Psychology of Sport and Exercise
HIST3003 2 The Olympic Movement & Society
HIST3002 2 History of Sport & Physical Activity in Australian Society
EDUC2001 2 Youth, Sport & Physical Culture

Sports Studies minor

#8 units for –

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL1900 2 Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement
HMST1910 2 Sociocultural Foundations of Human Movement
HMST2190 2 Sport & Physical Activity in Society: Historical to Contemporary Perspectives
HMST3103 2 Management & Marketing of Sport & Physical Activity

Popular Music

 

Single Major

#16 consisting of:
#2 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC1700 2 Popular Music 1950s Onward: From Elvis to Madonna

and #2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC1010 2 Introduction to Music Technology
MUSC1800 2 World Music

and #10, including at least #2 at level 3, from –

Course Code Units Course Title
ABTS2102 2 Aboriginal Music: Performing, Place, Power & Identity
MUSC2000 2 Music Subcultures and the Media
MUSC2300 2 Music and Human Behaviour
MUSC2310 2 Music and Health
MUSC2700 2 Music in the Digital Age
MUSC3010 2 Music Studio Techniques A
MUSC3020 2 Music Studio Techniques B
MUSC3720 2 Music in Film and Television

and #2 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3730 2 Materials of Popular Music

 

Popular Music minor

#8 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
ABTS2102 2 Aboriginal Music: Performing, Place, Power & Identity
MUSC1010 2 Introduction to Music Technology
MUSC1700 2 Popular Music 1950s Onward: From Elvis to Madonna
MUSC2000 2 Music Subcultures and the Media

 

Students should undertake courses in the following sequence

 

Year 1

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1311 2 Identity, Culture and Communication
COMU1999 2 Introduction to Visual Communication
JOUR1111 2 Introduction to Journalism and Communication
JOUR1112 2 Reporting
JOUR1710 2 Journalistic Investigation

Year 2

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU2233 2 Mass Media and Society
JOUR2711 2 Principles of Editing and Design
JOUR2722 2 Convergence in the Media
JOUR2811 2 Journalism in Text
JOUR2822 2 Journalism in Sound
JOUR2833 2 Visual Journalism

Year 3

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU3222 2 Mass Media, Spin and Public Opinion
COMU3800 2 Professional Accountability in Communication
JOUR3290 2 Journalism and Mass Communication Research

and two of the following courses

Course Code Units Course Title
JOUR3111 2 Convergent Journalism
JOUR3222 2 Convergent Production
JOUR3401 2 Independent Study in Journalism & Communication
JOUR3801 2 Journalism Internship

Bachelor of Communication

Part A

Core Courses
#16 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1010 2 Art of Communication
COMU1030 2 Communication Skills: Spoken Language & Interpersonal
COMU1999 2 Introduction to Visual Communication
COMU2020 2 Professional Practice & Ethics
COMU2030 2 Communication Research Methods
COMU3000 2 Communication Research Project
INFS1300 2 The Web from the Inside Out – from Geeks to Google & Facebook
WRIT2000 2 Writing & Editing for the Professions

Part B

Mass Communication

#14 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU2010 2 Internet Culture and Strategic Communication
COMU2233 2 Mass Media and Society
COMU2311 2 Communication for Social Change
COMU3222 2 Mass Media, Spin and Public Opinion
JOUR2221 2 International Journalism & Mass Communication
MSTU1001 2 Introduction to Film & Television Studies
MSTU2008 2 Television & Popular Culture

and #2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU2002 2 Talk, Interaction and Technology
JOUR3290 2 Journalism and Mass Communication Research
POLS2113 2 Political Communication & Public Affairs
SOSC2169 2 Media, Culture &Society

Students considering BCommun(Hons) must successfully complete JOUR3290

 

Organisational Communication

#2 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
MGTS1601 2 Organisational Behaviour

and #14 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
IBUS3309 2 Managing Across Cultures
MGTS2606 2 Managerial Skills & Communication
MGTS3602 2 Managing Workplace Conflict
MGTS3611 2 Working in Teams
MGTS3614 2 Knowledge, Innovation and Creativity
ORGC2601 2 Influence & Persuasion
ORGC2609 2 Communication, Change & Sustainability
ORGC2610 2 Corporate Communication
PSYC2040 2 Social & Organisational Psychology

 

Students considering BCommun(Hons) must successfully complete RBUS3905 or another research methods course approved by the major convenor.

Students choosing PSYC2040 should choose first level Psychology courses as electives to meet prerequisites.

Public Relations

#14 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1052 2 Introduction to Public Relations
COMU1152 2 Public Relations Writing
COMU2005 2 Media and Issues Management
COMU2012 2 Public Relations Strategy and Practice
COMU2233 2 Mass Media and Society
COMU3222 2 Mass Media, Spin and Public Opinion
COMU3800 2 Professional Accountability in Communication

#2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU3801 2 Public Relations Internship
JOUR3290 2 Journalism and Mass Communication Research
JOUR3401 2 Independent Study in Journalism & Communication
POLS2113 2 Political Communication & Public Affairs

Students considering BCommun(Hons) must successfully complete JOUR3290

 

Communication, Media and Culture

#8 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1000 2 Introduction to Communication & Cultural Studies
COMU3005 2 Issues in Cultural Studies
COMU3006 2 Communication in Context
MSTU2002 2 Language in the Media

and #8 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU2000 2 Communication & Rhetoric
COMU2001 2 Social Strategies, Groups & Language
COMU2002 2 Talk, Interaction and Technology
COMU2015 2 Celebrity Culture
MSTU1001 2 Introduction to Film & Television Studies
MSTU2003 2 Ideology, Media and Culture
MSTU2004 2 New Media: Ideas & Uses
MSTU2008 2 Television & Popular Culture

 

Minors

Advertising

#2 for

Course Code Units Course Title
ADVT2509 2 Foundations of Advertising

#6 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
ADVT2506 2 Online Advertising
ADVT2510 2 Advertising Media
ADVT2511 2 Advertising & Consumer Culture
ADVT3505 2 Advertising Strategy
ADVT3506 2 Advertising Research
ADVT3507 2 Creative Advertising and Production
ADVT3508 2 Contemporary Issues in Advertising

 

 

Event Management

#2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
EVNT2000 2 Fundamentals of Event Management

#6 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
EVNT2003 2 Special Event Management
EVNT2004 2 Event Marketing
EVNT3003 2 Event Operations Management
EVNT3004 2 Event Sponsorship & Fundraising
EVNT3005 2 Strategic Event Management

 

Health Communication

#8 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
HLTH2000 2 eHealthcare
HPRM1000 2 Physical Activity & Health
HPRM3000 2 Health Promotion: Perspectives & Practice
SOCY1030 2 Introduction to Health, Illness and Society

 

Interaction Design

#8 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
DECO1100 2 Design Thinking
DECO1400 2 Introduction to Web Design
DECO2200 2 Graphic Design
DECO2300 2 Digital Prototyping
DECO2500 2 Human-Computer Interaction
DECO3500 2 Social & Mobile Computing

 

Public Relations

#8 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1052 2 Introduction to Public Relations
COMU1152 2 Public Relations Writing
COMU2005 2 Media and Issues Management
COMU2012 2 Public Relations Strategy and Practice

 

Communication, Media and Culture

#8 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU1000 2 Introduction to Communication & Cultural Studies

and #6 from the Communication, Media and Culture major.

 

Mass Communication

#8 for –

Course Code Units Course Title
COMU2233 2 Mass Media and Society
COMU2311 2 Communication for Social Change
MSTU1001 2 Introduction to Film & Television Studies
MSTU2008 2 Television & Popular Culture

 

Organisational Communication

#2 for

Course Code Units Course Title
MGTS1601 2 Organisational Behaviour

and #6 from the Major course list.