Units of Study

MECO3606 - Advanced Media Writing

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Megan Le Masurier

Description

This unit of study will build on foundational writing, research and interviewing skills acquired in MECO1003 Principles of Media Writing. The focus will be on writing for print media and will emphasise advanced feature and opinion writing genres. Students will also study the history of print media genres and consider theoretical issues relevant to feature writing.

Assessments

3x1300wd feature articles in different genres (85%) and 2x tutorial presentations (15%)

Textbooks

Course reader

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr workshop/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points to MECO units plus one of the following (WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025, ENGL1007)

Prohibitions

MECO3006

Additional Information

Available to BA(Media and Comm) and BSc (Media and Comm) students only.

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