KJB222 Online Journalism 1

Unit synopsis

As increasing volumes of news and other factual material are processed through online media, practitioners and also intending citizen journalists stand to get a secure understanding from studying the social and economic underpinnings of the format, and also from acquiring skills for using it. This unit explores the background to practice in online journalism, such as the place of the medium in contemporary mass communication; it promotes the principles of best practice in journalism, and enables students to publish reports on line, giving them instruction in a wide range of production skills.

Faculty
Creative Industries Faculty
School/Discipline
Journalism
Study area
Creative practice, communication and design
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 2, 2018 23 July 2018 - 16 November 2018
  • Kelvin Grove
Semester 2, 2019 22 July 2019 - 15 November 2019
  • Kelvin Grove

Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2018: $805
2019: $820
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2018: $3,096
2019: $3,228
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2018: $3,612
2019: $3,768
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Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
CJB103 or KJB121

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
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Co-requisites
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Equivalents
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Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

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