PWR60004 12.5 Credit Points Online


  • 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


HOL Study Period 2

29 May 23 - 27 Aug 23

26 Sep 23

Last self enrolment:
11 Jun 23

19 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23


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