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AZA4721

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedSouth Africa Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rose-Marie Bezuidenhout

Synopsis

The unit provides students with advanced skills in seminar presentation and industry liaison. Students will identify a particular area of specialisation within the communication industry in South Africa and develop networks and links with practitioners. Students will complete and present two papers in seminar format, and will participate in the organisation of guest lecturers and visits to South African industries.

Outcomes

The objective of the unit is to study a significant issue in a defined industry sector, and to develop a network of contacts, and limited expertise related to that issue.

Assessment

Initial Position Paper (4000 words): 35%
Final Outcomes paper (5000 words): 40%
Guest Lecture: 15%
Industry Visit: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

One 2-hour seminar per week

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