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The way we communicate has changed drastically over the past few years, and at the pace that new technologies are being introduced to the market, things are set to continue changing.
This unit in New Communication Technologies is highly relevant and essential learning for anyone working in or studying in the field of media communications, and will help you master new technologies such as social media and internet platforms.
Delivered online by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Griffith University, this unit covers everything from the history of computers to the all-pervasive impact of social media, and will give you thorough backgrounding in communication in all its present forms.
As a contemporary communicator, you will be expected to understand the many outlets for disseminating your messages and to communicate directly to your audience. This unit will equip you with the broad knowledge you need to understand the online context the many opportunities it presents to media professionals today.
You will also gain an appreciation for the culture that has emerged from these new forms of communication, including cyberpolitics and e-democracy and free culture.
Anyone can apply.
In this New Communication Technologies unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit is essential learning for any professional or student who intends to communicate with the public. It provides the historical and contextual information you will need to understand the evolution of new platforms, and to get your messages heard.
Completion of this unit will enable you to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.