COMS231-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Digital Media Production

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


This practical course introduces students to foundational digital media skills and provides an overview of how to produce and package content for online and mobile platforms. Students will analyse current trends in media practice, create content across a range of media and media texts, and reflect on their own practice, including the ethical responsibilities of digital communication. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Communication or Graduate Diplomas in Journalism or Strategic Communication.


15 points COMS or
60 points BC Schedule V. HoD mandatory.

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Rehua 005
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 14:00 - 16:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Contact Person

Tara Ross


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Critical reflection 20% Critical reflection of your multimedia feature and production skills. Critical reflection of your multimedia feature and production skills.
Applied workshop assignments 35% You will be required to produce work ahead of class for editing in our practical/production workshops. " Photos " Audio interview " Video 1 " Video 2
Multimedia feature 45% A multimedia profile/feature story comprising text-based story, video, photo and social media posts

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

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  • COMS231-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022