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JRM5940

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Professor Chris Nash

Synopsis

This is a capstone unit for the Master of Journalism program. It allows students to produce a major project for their portfolio demonstrating the depth and breadth of their learning and skill development. Students working under supervision produce a work of outstanding professional quality in their chosen medium of print, Internet, television or radio. During the semester, students attend some seminars to present and discuss works-in-progress with other students.

Objectives

Students' work is expected to be of a high professional standard. At the satisfactory completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. produce journalism projects in their chosen medium of a high publishable standard
  2. draw together and further develop professional and analytical skills acquired in other professional and disciplinary subjects
  3. present in tutorials comprehensive work-in progress reports and exegeses of their reports.

Assessment

Oral Work in progress reports: 20%
Major project: 80%

Contact hours

2 hour seminar per week

Prerequisites

48pts in Master of Journalism