AZA4721 - Communication and media practice applied - 2019

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

South Africa School of Social Science

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Rose-Marie Bezuidenhout

Coordinator(s)

Ms Helena van Wyk

Unit guides

Offered

South Africa

  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)

Prohibitions

ATS4721

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

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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