Courses & Units

Media and Communications Entrepreneurship HEJ611

Introduction

This unit combines creative practice with business acumen to help students become independent, innovative and successful media and communications practitioners working across a range of industries and platforms. 

Offered as an intensive face-to-face week in Hobart supported by online activities, the unit exposes students to key skills including pitch and persuasion, leading a team, producing a strategic plan and forming creative businesses. It also introduces students to policy, legal and financial frameworks and examines the activities, structures and opportunities of media and communications industries in Australia and internationally. 

Students who complete this unit can continue on to HEJ414 Topic in JMC, in which they will apply the learning from this unit to independently produce an industry-ready proposal and research project under supervision.

Summary

Unit name Media and Communications Entrepreneurship
Unit code HEJ611
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Journalism, Media and Communications
Teaching staff

Dr Kathleen Williams and Dr David Court

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 100799

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Five (5) days intensive face to face (total 25 hours);  and 10 hours associated online activities

Assessment

UTAS Unit Detail8000 words or equivalent of internal assessment

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Textbooks

RequiredNone

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