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In New Media: Communications in the Electronic Age you will study developments within traditional media forms such as books, television and radio, and the dynamic nature of new, electronic media forms.
Provided by Griffith University and delivered online by Open Universities Australia, you will learn how electronic media is changing the relationship between the media, telecommunications and the computing industry.
You will be required to speculate upon and analyse the current and future trends of new media and online society, drawing on ethical considerations and privacy issues emerging from new media and online publishing.
You must either have successfully completed, or be currently enrolled in the following unit prior to commencing this unit:
In this arts unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
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 will advance your career in communication by equipping you with the ability to plot the developments and implications of new media. You will gain an understanding of how both traditional and new media has changed, and how they impact on a number of social and political issues.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-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.