SPECIAL NOTE: Written approval of the Head of School is required to enrol in this unit.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
Offering in H
* 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).
This unit gives students the opportunity to undertake supervised research on a special topic in Journalism, Media and Communications. Intensive workshops early in semester focus on developing advanced skills in media research and/or practice: project conception and planning, information literacy, writing and presentation. Students meet regularly with a supervisor throughout the remainder of semester. Approval of the Head of School is required to enrol in this unit.
ASSESSMENT: 5000 word assignment/s or equivalent as agreed with supervisor
Normal Semester: 2x 2-hour workshops and six supervision meetings;
Spring School: Introductory and concluding seminars and photojournalism field work.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Flexible scheduling - H Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.