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 JRNL104
Subject Name Magazine and Lifestyle Journalism
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites JRNL101
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Only available to Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Communication and Media students
Equivalence None.
Assessment Presentation 20% Professional Task - Simulated Professional Task 40% Professional Task - Simulated Professional Task 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
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
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
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
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Workshops begin in week 1 of session.
Availability Not Available in 2019

Subject Description
This subject will give students an introduction to writing feature articles and developing ancillary aspects for online publication. Specialist topics include but are not restricted to: profiles, issue-based features, fashion, health and fitness, lifestyle, travel, arts reviews, history, environment, science, obituaries and opinion columns. A variety of feature styles will be explored in detail, including profiles, how-to articles, and opinion columns. The importance of presenting the feature using a compelling headline, succinct sub-heading, appropriate lead photo and caption will also be explored.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Have a clear understanding of the particular interests of defined feature audiences
2. Write feature-style stories in a number of formats
3. se clear and correct English in a range of styles, paying attention to grammar, punctuation and clean copy.
4. lop strengths as an interviewer undertaking longer-form interviews

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session.
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