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COMMS 307

: Communication Internship
2021 Semester One (1213)
Provides experiential learning opportunities in media, public relations, advertising, and corporate communication industries.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: Approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: ARTSGEN 301, CAREER 300
577

COMMS 307

: Communication Internship
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Provides experiential learning opportunities in media, public relations, advertising, and corporate communication industries.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: Approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: ARTSGEN 301, CAREER 300
578

COMMS 307

: Communication Internship
2020 Semester One (1203)
Provides experiential learning opportunities in media, public relations, advertising, and corporate communication industries.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: Approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: ARTSGEN 301, CAREER 300
579

COMMS 309

: Communication, Writing and Design
2022 Semester One (1223)
Examines principles and practices of written communication in domains of culture and work. With an emphasis on signs, writing tools and systems, the course considers the relations between text, images and design in persuasive and provocative graphic works. Through project-based assignments, the course develops writing and design skills in common communication contexts, including PR, advertising and content for social media.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 15 points from COMMS 200-208 and 15 points in BA courses
Restriction: COMMS 305
580

COMMS 311

: Problems and Issues in Contemporary Communication
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A seminar exploring a major theme or issue in contemporary communication to be determined by the convenor.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II in BA or BC courses
581

COMMS 312

: Documentary and Social Change
2024 Semester One (1243)
Investigates the close alignment between documentary film and social and political transformation. The course will explore documentaries associated with political movements from anti-fascism to LGBTI issues. Students will produce a ‘mini-documentary’ as part of their coursework.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II in BA or BC courses
Restriction: COMMS 306
582

COMMS 312

: Documentary and Social Change
2023 Semester One (1233)
Investigates the close alignment between documentary film and social and political transformation. The course will explore documentaries associated with political movements from anti-fascism to LGBTI issues. Students will produce a ‘mini-documentary’ as part of their coursework.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II in BA or BC courses
Restriction: COMMS 306
583

COMMS 312

: Documentary and Social Change
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Investigates the close alignment between documentary film and social and political transformation. The course will explore documentaries associated with political movements from anti-fascism to LGBTI issues. Students will produce a ‘mini-documentary’ as part of their coursework.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points at Stage II in BA or BC courses
584

COMMS 315

: Environmental Communication
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Investigates how environmental challenges and policies are communicated in contemporary society. Particular emphasis is given to the relationship between science communication and popular media narratives.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
585

COMMS 316

: Decolonising Technology and Data
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Explores Indigenous perspectives on technology and data. Policy, activism and design are explored in relation to decolonisation, equity and rangatiratanga (sovereignty).
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
586

COMMS 316

: Decolonising Technology and Data
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Explores Indigenous perspectives on technology and data. Policy, activism and design are explored in relation to decolonisation, equity and rangatiratanga (sovereignty).
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
587

COMMS 318

: Technology Futures
2024 Semester One (1243)
Considers the place of digital technologies in diverse and contested visions of the future, from Silicon Valley futurism to surveillance dystopias, and from ecological critiques of high-technology to projects for building a digital commons.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
Restriction: COMMS 300
588

COMMS 318

: Technology Futures
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Considers the place of digital technologies in diverse and contested visions of the future, from Silicon Valley futurism to surveillance dystopias, and from ecological critiques of high-technology to projects for building a digital commons.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
Restriction: COMMS 300
589

COMMS 321

: News and Journalism in the Digital Age
2024 Semester One (1243)
Examines the changing nature of news and journalism in the digital age. Themes covered include: news values and news cycles; journalistic principles and practices; the interface between journalism and news sources, including public relations industries; journalism’s ‘fourth estate’ role and the evolving relationship between news and public opinion in the digital age; and the political economy of contemporary journalism.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
590

COMMS 321

: News and Journalism in the Digital Age
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines the changing nature of news and journalism in the digital age. Themes covered include: news values and news cycles; journalistic principles and practices; the interface between journalism and news sources, including public relations industries; journalism’s ‘fourth estate’ role and the evolving relationship between news and public opinion in the digital age; and the political economy of contemporary journalism.
Subject: Communication
Prerequisite: 60 points passed at Stage II
591

COMMS 700

: Digital Futures
2020 Semester One (1203)
Considers emerging communication and media technologies and potential future consequences for individuals, societies, and the world at large. Key areas of interest include robotics and AI; ubiquitous computing and the Internet of Things (IoT); 3D printing; virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies. Issues examined include automation; future of employment; surveillance; new modes of experience; transformed human relationships; and ecological consequences.
Subject: Communication
Restriction: MEDIA 717
592

COMMS 702

: Communication Excess and Avoidance
2020 Semester One (1203)
Silences and absences make communication possible. Each medium, whether spoken or printed, projected or computed, has peculiar silences ranging from elegant to tragic, comic to painful, fleeting to eternal. Superabundant digital media raise acute questions about communicative excess and possible needs to disconnect. Such questions will be addressed alongside the cultural and technological history of communication excess and absence.
Subject: Communication
Restriction: MEDIA 745
593

COMMS 704

: Special Topic: Communication and Culture
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores the mutually constitutive relationship between communication and culture through analyses of the cultural forms and meanings of social interaction. Acquaints students with classic and contemporary readings and introduces students to ways in which they can adopt a cultural approach toward communication phenomena in interpersonal, organisational, and intercultural settings.
Subject: Communication
No pre-requisites or restrictions
594

COMMS 705

: Communication Perspectives
2024 Semester One (1243)
Critical review of key debates and perspectives in the Communication field, with a particular emphasis on social change communication. Balances broad coverage of dominant approaches in the field with the study of under-represented perspectives including through studies of Indigenous scholarship and research from the Global South.
Subject: Communication
No pre-requisites or restrictions
595

COMMS 706

: Communication Case Studies
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Explores how research in the Communication field can be applied to address complex challenges of the contemporary world and contribute to the development of solutions. Themes and topics will vary from year to year in line with changing societal issues and the research projects of contributing staff.
Subject: Communication
No pre-requisites or restrictions
596

COMMS 713

: Documentary Making
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Students produce, direct and edit a 9-12 minute documentary. Emphasis is placed on learning technical and craft aspects of documentary-making informed by the rich and varied tradition of the genre. Analysis of a series of influential documentaries.
Subject: Communication
Restriction: SCREEN 713
597

COMMS 713

: Documentary Making
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Students produce, direct and edit a 9-12 minute documentary. Emphasis is placed on learning technical and craft aspects of documentary-making informed by the rich and varied tradition of the genre. Analysis of a series of influential documentaries.
Subject: Communication
Restriction: SCREEN 713
598

COMPLIT 200

: World Literatures I: Life, Death, War, Peace, Love
2024 Semester One (1243)
Myths, epics, bawdy tales, satires, songs, and plays make up traditions of ancient, medieval, early modern cultures. Compares cultural stories worldwide, from early writing to French Revolution. Includes Gilgamesh, Aztec myths, Roland, <i>Tale of Genji,</i> Scandinavian tales, Shakespeare's <i>Tempest,</i> Blake's poetry. Introduces skills for reading narratives by genre, theme, poetics. Texts are in English, with attention to texts' original languages.
Subject: Comparative Literature
Prerequisite: 60 points passed
599

COMPLIT 200

: World Literatures I: Life, Death, War, Peace, Love
2020 Semester One (1203)
Myths, epics, bawdy tales, satires, songs, and plays make up traditions of ancient, medieval, early modern cultures. Compares cultural stories worldwide, from early writing to French Revolution. Includes Gilgamesh, Aztec myths, Roland, <i>Tale of Genji,</i> Scandinavian tales, Shakespeare's <i>Tempest,</i> Blake's poetry. Introduces skills for reading narratives by genre, theme, poetics. Texts are in English, with attention to texts' original languages.
Subject: Comparative Literature
Prerequisite: 60 points passed
600

COMPLIT 202

: Interpreting Folktales
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An introduction to the study and interpretation of folktales. Tales from many cultures will be examined. Contrasting theories on the origins and meaning of folktales will be explored.
Subject: Comparative Literature
Prerequisite: 60 points passed
Restriction: COMPLIT 303