COMM 0005 Communication and Media (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 900026

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Description The globalisation or interdependence caused by changes in economies and communications along with the influence of new forms of communication and mass media has led to the introduction of media and communications courses in secondary and tertiary education programs. This subject is one which will not only attempt to structure student interest in general communication principles, media, and information technology but also enhance their vocational, interpersonal and academic potential. It is designed to be an introduction to media and communication studies at university.

School Western Sydney The College

Discipline Communication And Media Studies

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Class Quiz 1 hour 5 N Individual
Seminar Presentation and Evaluation 10-12 minutes + 200-300 words 10 N Individual
Research Essay 1,200 words 15 N Individual
Portfolio 1,500-2,500 words 20 N Individual
Final Exam 3 hours 50 N Individual

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