Making Magazines (MECO6914)


Making Magazines explores practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary magazine culture. Students work in small groups to conceive, plan, write and design a small 'dummy' (prototype) magazine using InDesign software. The unit emphasises writing, editing and design rather than marketing, although students will learn the importance of producing a magazine for the commercial media landscape.

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1x3hr seminar/week


1x225wd feature pitch (5%), 1x225wd group magazine pitch (5%), 1x1250wd feature article (25%), 1x225wd equivalent group magazine presentation (5%), 1x675wd equivalent feature layout (15%), 1x2000wd equivalent group magazine (45%)

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