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Special Studies in Communication 1 (7555.6)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Communication and Media


  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2018 Summer Semester DR   Fanke   PENG (Ph: +61 2 62012260 ) INTENSIVE
    2018 Winter Term     (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
    2018 Semester 2     (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
  • UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2018 Summer Semester Ms   Jayee   YING (Ph: ) INTENSIVE

Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165023) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164837) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (160407) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (141133) - View

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This is an individualised unit designed to allow students to develop their communication research skills and knowledge in an area not covered by the other communication units. The program of studies in each case is designed to fit the particular students capacity, aims and requirements. Students may concentrate their research in a given communication field or problem under the guidance of an academic staff member. The unit typically involves a literature review and a case study.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Develop; their knowledge of communication and media analysis techniques; their ability to critically appraise communication practices, policies or products; their ability to maintain a self directed learning program.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

By arrangement.


Communication and Media Research, and permission of unit convenor.



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