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Broadcast Journalism - MDIA5002
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: Enrolment in one of the following postgraduate programs, 8222, 8291, 9214, 7222, 5214, 5222, 5291 or 8224 in the Journalism and Communication or Public Relations and Advertising specialisations
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course introduces students to the mediums of radio and television. It teaches basic principles of broadcast script writing and audio and video capture and editing. Students will learn microphone and camera skills and audio and audiovisual presentation skills.

Students will study the research, interview and presentation skills required for broadcast media. They will learn how to research and conduct interviews for audio and audiovisual news pieces and how to script news stories.

Students will critically engage with the social, economic and political role of audio and audiovisual media and with the ethical and professional conventions of the industry.

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