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Unit of study_

Principles of Media Writing - MECO1003

Year - 2018

This unit will give students foundational skills in writing for the print and broadcast media. Students will learn the elements of journalistic style, how to structure news and feature articles, how to script basic broadcast and online news, and be introduced to the principles of interviewing and journalistic research.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x300wd news story (15%), 1x600wd news story (15%), 1x1500wd news portfolio (30%), 1x2hr exam (30%), workshop participation (10%)

Additional information
Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only

Prohibitions

MECO2002

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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