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Styles and Genres of Journalism provides an introduction to different journalistic genres and their roles in society. In this unit you will learn how journalism contributes to society and how the role of the journalist changes across different environments.
Provided by Griffith University and delivered online by Open Universities Australia, the unit will teach you how to identify and utilise the different techniques and methods of varying journalistic genres. You will be taught how to analyse any journalistic piece to understand angle, objectivity, bias, structure, language and narrative.
Styles and Genres of Journalism will provide you with the confidence to analyse and improve your own work based on the knowledge you have gained.
Anyone can apply, however you should first ensure that you have not completed a previous version of this unit.
In this communications unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
This unit is an approved elective 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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Styles and Genres of Journalism will benefit any career in journalism, editing or publishing. Contributing to a Bachelor of Communication, this unit will improve your understanding of the journalistic method and further your writing skills.
Based on your knowledge, you will be able to adeptly analyse your own work and the work of others for bias, objectivity, structure, language, accuracy and narrative.
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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.
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