Journalism

PWR60004 12.5 Credit Points Online

Duration

  • 13 week study period

Contact hours

  • Online study equivalent to 12.5 hours per week

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HOL Study Period 1
Hawthorn

HOL Study Period 2

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
27 Jun 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
20 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Dates:
29 May 23 - 27 Aug 23

Results:
26 Sep 23

Last self enrolment:
11 Jun 23

Census:
19 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23


Prerequisites

Equivalent
LPW501(Z) - Journalism

Aims and objectives

In this unit, you gain insights into how journalists define news and construct news stories; develop an understanding of how news stories and features are structured; explore the various genres of journalistic writing through practical exercises; and create a marketable piece of journalistic writing.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
 
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Identify and critically evaluate the functions and conventions of journalistic reporting
2. Demonstrate practical hard news writing skills
3. Initiate, plan, research, and produce a feature article of publishable standard