COMS408-17S1 (C) Semester One 2017

Communication Ethics

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2017
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2017
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 3 March 2017
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 19 May 2017


This course introduces students to a range of ethical frameworks by which to study the responsibilities of media producers, the tenor of the relationships enabled by their textual practices, the quality of public spaces opened up in public communication and the social impact of mediated communication.


Subject to approval of the Programme Coordinator.


COMS422, PHIL469

Course Coordinator

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Introducing case studies1 10%
Case study 1 25%
Case study 2 25%
Project 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,775.00

* 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.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 5 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All COMS408 Occurrences

  • COMS408-17S1 (C) Semester One 2017