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APG5910

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitJournalism
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Philip Chubb

Synopsis

Students produce an original piece of supervised scholarly interdisciplinary research in journalism and European and international studies, the specific topic to be agreed between the student and supervisor. This research is written up and analysed in a essay of approximately 18,000 words, or a major piece of journalism plus a 5000 word exegesis

Outcomes

On satisfactory completion of this subject, students will be able to:

1. Identify a key issue in Journalism and International Relations that lends itself to further investigation, analysis and discussion in a research essay or a substantial piece of journalism, and synthesise it into an original research question.

Assessment

Research essay (18,000 words) or a major piece of journalism plus a 5000 word exegesis: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One x 1 hr weekly supervision session or seminar, plus an average of 15 hours per week in online discussion, private research and reporting activities and assessment projects

Prerequisites

72 cp in the Master of Journalism and Master of European and International Studies

Prohibitions