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Public Relations Project (9037.4)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Communication and Media

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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178501) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164942) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (163172) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140046) - View

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    Syllabus

    This is the capstone subject in the Bachelor of Communications in Public Relations. It requires students to draw on the knowledge and skills they have developed throughout their course to develop innovative, strategic and practical responses to a variety of real-life projects with real clients from across the public, private and not for profit sectors. Students work collaboratively in teams with their clients to determine needs and expectations, and deliver well researched, creative and thoughtful responses that can feasibly be delivered by their client within the budgets and timeframes specified.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate strong client and relationship management skills, together with an understanding of how academic theories intersect with the needs, challenges, and operational parameters of real organisations operating in complex environments;

    2. identify and critically analyse real situations and develop innovative yet realistic responses that can be practically adopted by their client organisations;

    3. demonstrate refined skills in listening to the client's needs and developing considered, high quality responses through excellent oral and written work;

    4. demonstrate a higher order understanding of the socially responsible, ethical approach to public relations in a real-life context.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Equivalent of 3 hours per week

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

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    Assumed Knowledge

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    Incompatible Units

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    Equivalent Units

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