Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code BCM 110
Subject Name Introduction to Communication and Media
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence CCS 195, CCS 105 and BCM 100
Assessment Journal/Blog - Media Blog 30% Presentation - Class Presentation & Research Report 30% Exam 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
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-Course information not Found
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-Course information not Found
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 SIM Intake 1  (21-01-2019 to 17-05-2019)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Jesslyn Lau Bih Shia
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Renżże Middlemost
Instance Comment  
Census Date 21-02-2019

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour lecture, 2 hour tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Renżże Middlemost
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Renżże Middlemost
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Availability
Session SIM Intake 2  (08-07-2019 to 01-11-2019)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Jesslyn Lau Bih Shia
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Renżże Middlemost
Instance Comment  
Census Date 08-08-2019

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (15-09-2019 to 14-01-2020)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 25
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Feras Hamza
Michael Mallory
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Kangan Aggarwal
Teodor Mitew
Instance Comment  
Census Date 10-10-2019

Subject Description
This foundation subject introduces students to ways of understanding media and communication practices, institutions and technologies. The subject takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding how producers and consumers interact in a media saturated world. The subject will begin with the ways in which the media has been discussed in theory and in practice, and go on to examine how our communication practices and adoption and use of different technologies are integrated with our professional, social and political lives.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify and discuss key scholarly approaches to the study of media and communications
2. Demonstrate knowledge of connections between communications technology and everyday behaviour in professional and social settings
3. Develop introductory skills in oral presentation
4. Show beginning level skills in critical thinking and analysis in relation to media and communications.
5. Demonstrate understanding of how to use their university studies to build graduate qualities for future professional careers

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
FACULTY & DISCIPLINE QUALITIES Informed about the key disciplinary approaches to media and communication (LO 1,2; TS1, AM1,3) Informed awareness of the role of media and communication technologies in everyday life ((LO 1,2; TS1, AM1,3) Informed awareness of UOW Graduate Qualities in relation to media and communications careers (LO 5, TS3) Effective communicator - learning how to present information on media use in an engaging manner, and how to involve an audience (LO4, TS4, AM2)

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