Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media


Subject Information
Subject Code BCM 311
Subject Name Advanced Seminar in Media and Communication
Credit Points 8
Pre-Requisites 16 cp at 200 level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BCM313
Assessment Proposal 15% Critical Literature Review 25% Research Project portfolio 40% Presentation 20%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1060  $ 1060  $ 1060  $ 1060  $ 1060  $ 1060 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 30
Course Restrictions 1809 - International Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies Honours  (Wollongong)
1819 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Intl Studies  (Wollongong)
1819A - Bachelor of Comm & Med St - Bachelor of Intl St (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
324 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
332 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies-Bachelor of Econ and Fin  (Wollongong)
760 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws  (Wollongong)
794 - Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies  (Wollongong)
794A - Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Communication & Med St (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
795 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Commerce  (Wollongong)
796 - Bachelor of Creative Arts-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies  (Wollongong)
797 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Science  (Wollongong)
798 - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies  (Wollongong)
855 - Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies  (Wollongong)
904 - Non-Award : Exchange  (Wollongong)
905 - Non-Award: Study Abroad (Undergraduate)  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours 3hr seminar
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Kate Bowles
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
This subject is an advanced seminar focusing on professional development for media and communication careers. Students work intensively on the evaluation and application of critical theories, with a strong focus on reflective narrative practice. The subject is highly recommended for students considering progression to Honours. The subject will offer students advanced skills in research, critical analysis and self-managed project work, and through intensive narrative interviewing practice will explore the challenges and opportunities in developing a values framework for professional self-management.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. situate project work and outcomes in terms of principles expressed in narrative professional development literature
2. demonstrate familiarity with current scholarship in narrative professional development appropriate to media and communication careers
3. demonstrate advanced skills in research and critical analysis relevant to media and communication studies careers
4. demonstrate awareness of emerging issues affecting the media and communications industries
5. design and conduct a major research project
6. present research in a professionally appropriate format

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
FACULTY & DISCIPLINE GRADUATE QUALITIES Informed on emerging topical issues and theoretical currents in media and communications (LO1, TS1, AM1,2,3) Independent learner - in developing through a sequence of tasks a conference paper on a self-designated topic (LO2, TS2, AM3) Effective communicator in learning strategies for effective presentation of academic research (LO3, TS2, AM4)
Subject Objectives:

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