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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3084

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Course Level
Undergraduate

online

Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
167842

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)
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Course aim

Rapid increases in social media content across multiple platforms are leading to changes in the way organisations communicate. With a focus on engagement over content overload, this course will develop your understanding of social media strategy and branding from both academic and industry perspectives.

Course content

This course will examine social media strategy, advertising and branding across multiple industry sectors. Students will develop in-depth social media strategy knowledge and an understanding of user profiles aligned to high profile campaigns. Working with our industry partner in the creative industry sector, students will have the opportunity to extend their knowledge of branding and reputation management in a professional communication context.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 1073 UO Introduction to Social Media

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A
Project 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Creative Industries

Degree this course is offered in