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This course information is for commencing (new) students in 2014.

Journalism, Media & Communications (HEJ)

Course Structure

Up to two units or 25% from other discipline (cross-listed units or non-HEJ coded units) are permitted to count toward the Journalism, Media & Communications (HEJ) major.

Max. 25% non HEJ advanced units

This diagram illustrates the course structure. Please check individual unit information for the semester that each unit is available in.

Year 1

 
Introductory Unit 1
Choice from 2 units...
 
Introductory Unit 2
 

Year 2

 
Intermediate Unit 1
Choice from 4 units...
 
Intermediate Unit 2
Choice from 4 units...
 

Year 3

 
Advanced Unit 1
Choice from 9 units...
 
Advanced Unit 2
Choice from 9 units...
 
Advanced Unit 3
Choice from 14 units...
 
Advanced Unit 4
Choice from 14 units...
 
Key: Green tick Unit offering available
 
 

Introductory Unit 1

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HEJ110 Media Texts and Industries12.5%Mutual Exclusions: HEJ102
HEJ120 Journalism Theory and Practice12.5%Mutual Exclusions: HEJ101
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014
 
 

Introductory Unit 2

No options available.
 
 

Intermediate Unit 1

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HEJ205 Public Relations12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ231 Media Cultures12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ102
HEJ235 Broadcast JournalismNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ236 News: Contemporary Practice and Analysis12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ232 News; Core Skill and Research Methods, HEJ226: News: Contemporary Practice and Analysis
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014
 
 

Intermediate Unit 2

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HEJ205 Public Relations12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ231 Media Cultures12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ102
HEJ235 Broadcast JournalismNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ236 News: Contemporary Practice and Analysis12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ232 News; Core Skill and Research Methods, HEJ226: News: Contemporary Practice and Analysis
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014
 
 

Advanced Unit 1

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HEJ318 Professional Placement 12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 plus 25% level 200/300 Journalism, Media and Communications units. A credit average in Journalism, Media and Communications units is desirable.
HEJ323 Imaging News12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or 25% Introductory units in the Faculty of Arts
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ223
HEJ325 Documentary : Theory and Practice12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ225
HEJ330 Research Project in Journalism, Media and Communications12.5%
HEJ334 International Conflict ReportingNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ334 Media Conflict
HEJ335 Media and Music12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ340 Feature Writing12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ201
HEJ342 Media and Crime12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or HGA101 and HGA102
HEJ343 Media, Sport & Society12.5%Prerequisites: 25% level 100 units
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014
 
 

Advanced Unit 2

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
HEJ318 Professional Placement 12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 plus 25% level 200/300 Journalism, Media and Communications units. A credit average in Journalism, Media and Communications units is desirable.
HEJ323 Imaging News12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or 25% Introductory units in the Faculty of Arts
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ223
HEJ325 Documentary : Theory and Practice12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ225
HEJ330 Research Project in Journalism, Media and Communications12.5%
HEJ334 International Conflict ReportingNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ334 Media Conflict
HEJ335 Media and Music12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ340 Feature Writing12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ201
HEJ342 Media and Crime12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or HGA101 and HGA102
HEJ343 Media, Sport & Society12.5%Prerequisites: 25% level 100 units
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014
 
 

Advanced Unit 3

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
BMA349 Marketing Communications12.5%Available Semester 1
Distance (H,I,L,N,O,W)
Prerequisites: BMA101, BMA151/ BMA251 and any two 200 level units in the relevant major.
Mutual Exclusions: BMA355BMA249BMA255
HAF327 Contemporary Representations of GenderNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: 25% 100 level units any Faculty
HEJ318 Professional Placement 12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 plus 25% level 200/300 Journalism, Media and Communications units. A credit average in Journalism, Media and Communications units is desirable.
HEJ323 Imaging News12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or 25% Introductory units in the Faculty of Arts
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ223
HEJ325 Documentary : Theory and Practice12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ225
HEJ330 Research Project in Journalism, Media and Communications12.5%
HEJ334 International Conflict ReportingNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ334 Media Conflict
HEJ335 Media and Music12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ340 Feature Writing12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ201
HEJ342 Media and Crime12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or HGA101 and HGA102
HEJ343 Media, Sport & Society12.5%Prerequisites: 25% level 100 units
HGA303 Social and Political Research12.5%Available Semester 2
Distance (H,I,L,N,O,W)
Prerequisites: BA/BSocSc: 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv (S3T: 25% from Schedule B); BTourism: normally 75% at level 100
Mutual Exclusions: HGA106, HSA264/364, HSD203/303, HGE202/302, HEJ217/317
HMA360 Reporting AsiaNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
LAW652 Media LawNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: Either LAW221,LAW222,LAW223,LAW224,LAW225,LAW226, LAW204,LAW205 OR LAW250,LAW251, LAW252,LAW253,LAW254,LAW255,LAW256,LAW204
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014
 
 

Advanced Unit 4

A choice of one of the following:
UnitWeightSemester 3
Summer School
Semester 1Semester 4
Winter School
Semester 2Semester 5
Spring School
Requisites
BMA349 Marketing Communications12.5%Available Semester 1
Distance (H,I,L,N,O,W)
Prerequisites: BMA101, BMA151/ BMA251 and any two 200 level units in the relevant major.
Mutual Exclusions: BMA355BMA249BMA255
HAF327 Contemporary Representations of GenderNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: 25% 100 level units any Faculty
HEJ318 Professional Placement 12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 plus 25% level 200/300 Journalism, Media and Communications units. A credit average in Journalism, Media and Communications units is desirable.
HEJ323 Imaging News12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or 25% Introductory units in the Faculty of Arts
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ223
HEJ325 Documentary : Theory and Practice12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ225
HEJ330 Research Project in Journalism, Media and Communications12.5%
HEJ334 International Conflict ReportingNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ334 Media Conflict
HEJ335 Media and Music12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
HEJ340 Feature Writing12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102
Mutual Exclusions: HEJ201
HEJ342 Media and Crime12.5%Prerequisites: HEJ110 and HEJ120 or HEJ101 and HEJ102 or HGA101 and HGA102
HEJ343 Media, Sport & Society12.5%Prerequisites: 25% level 100 units
HGA303 Social and Political Research12.5%Available Semester 2
Distance (H,I,L,N,O,W)
Prerequisites: BA/BSocSc: 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv (S3T: 25% from Schedule B); BTourism: normally 75% at level 100
Mutual Exclusions: HGA106, HSA264/364, HSD203/303, HGE202/302, HEJ217/317
HMA360 Reporting AsiaNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: HMA101 and HMA102 for students in Asian Studies; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
LAW652 Media LawNot offered in 201412.5%Prerequisites: Either LAW221,LAW222,LAW223,LAW224,LAW225,LAW226, LAW204,LAW205 OR LAW250,LAW251, LAW252,LAW253,LAW254,LAW255,LAW256,LAW204
* Unit availability shown for on-campus Launceston in 2014