Courses & Units

Multiplatform Storytelling HEJ719


This unit equips you with the skills to produce content and tell stories across a range of media. A variety of digital tools, delivery options and conceptual approaches will be explored as you design, research and produce their content. Academic and technical staff will guide you through the production of journalism, public relations, or creative content suitable for delivery online, and as broadcast and print. Through the unit, you will be expected to develop skills in research, writing, online publication and audio and visual production.


Unit name Multiplatform Storytelling
Unit code HEJ719
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media
Coordinator Mr Jose Vicente Garcia Cesar
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically assess and evaluate the social, cultural and political role of digital media storytelling in a dynamic and global communication environment.
  • Design digital storytelling projects by applying and integrating strategies across a variety of relevant platforms.
  • Communicate effectively across a variety of media platforms, including video, print and other online networks.
  • Critically evaluate and discuss your media production experiences across multiple platforms in the context of key concepts in media and communication.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
100799 $2,040.00 $957.00 not applicable $2,756.00

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

Weekly online content, consisting of pre-recorded lectures, discussions, readings and activities.

Weekly 2 hour scheduled workshops available online or on campus.

AssessmentProject Briefing Document (25%)|Project Proposal and Oral Presentation (25%)|Multi-platform Media Project (50%)
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