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Research Practices - MECO3673

Year - 2020

The unit provides an introductory understanding of key research methods and practices relevant to media and communications via 'clusters' such as literary and investigative journalism, public relations, multimedia, audio and research essays. Students will write a research essay and a proposal for a major media project, which they will complete in semester two as part of MECO3609.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week for 6 weeks, 1x2hr tutorial/week for 7 weeks

Assessment
1x2000wd research essay (40%), 1x2750wd proposal (45%), 2x500wd total equivalent consultations (5%), 1x750wd equivalent pitch (10%)

Pre-requisites

18 Senior credit points in Media and Communications

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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