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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3090

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
173810

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

This course has not been
timetabled for 2024.

Course aim

To introduce students to the concepts, skills and resources required to undertake entrepreneurial journalism. To apply this knowledge to the creation of a working model for a new entrepreneurial journalism project developed by the student.

Course content

Students learn how models and practices of entrepreneurial journalism are influencing the Australian and international media landscape. The course also covers how key concepts around new media business models, co-creation and autonomy are driving the development of the entrepreneurial journalism sector, from freelance work through to small businesses and community initiatives. Students will develop skills for an entrepreneurial journalism project, including: structured ideation; business and story pitching; managing legal and ethical obligations; and story creation and production.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 1087 UO Introduction to Broadcasting
COMM 2107 UO Social Media for Journalists
COMM 1074 UO News Reporting
COMM 2091 UO Media Law and Ethics
COMM 1088 UO Journalism: Principles and Practices

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, ONLINE ACTIVITY
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

Case study, Media task, Presentation, Project

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

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