Entry to the unit is competitive, and is subject to approval by the Unit Coordinator. To apply for entry into the unit and New Columbo Plan grant consideration please email the application form available here, to the unit coordinator (Craig.Norris@utas.edu.au) by the advised date.
This unit offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised fieldwork in the area of journalism, media and communications.
|Unit name||Fieldwork in Journalism, Media and Communications|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Journalism, Media and Communications|
Dr Craig Norris
Dr Craig Norris
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2017||23/11/2017||22/12/2017||13/2/2018|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $4,414.00||100799|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Completion of a Bachelor degree with a major in Journalism, Media and Communications or equivalent
Intensive fieldwork period with orientation sessions before fieldwork and debriefing sessions upon return. Total contact: 39 hours
In-Country Group Work 1,500 words equivalent – (20%);
Research Project (4,000 words or equivalent) and Exegesis (2,000 words) – 80%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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