COMS331-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Researching and Reporting News

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

This course provides an introduction to the foundational skills and knowledge required for communicating news and information to various publics. Students will learn how to develop writing and multimedia skills to produce engaging digital content. They will also gain knowledge of their ethical responsibilities and learn to critically reflect on their own and others' media practice. The course combines analytical skills with practical experience, including fieldwork and internship opportunities, to help consolidate the links between theory and practice, and develop independence in professional work.

Pre-requisites

Limited Entry. (i) COMS231, COMS232, COMS233. (ii) Permission from the Head of Department.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 12:00 - (22/2)
Rehua 226 Te Moana nui a Kiwa (1/3)
Wheki 103 (8/3-29/3, 3/5-31/5)
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Rehua 102
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 16:00 Wheki 105 22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

Tara Ross

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,864.00

International fee $7,294.00

* 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.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 26

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All COMS331 Occurrences

  • COMS331-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021