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COMN71-103: Human Communication Theory

Description

Human Communication Theory provides an overview of the field of communication study. This subject aims to engage you in critical discussions of the value, functions, and consequences of communication theory. Throughout the subject, you will apply key models, theories, and concepts to a wide range of communication issues and contexts, including close relationships, gender and diversity, persuasion, the mediated world, and organisational culture. You will develop an appreciation of the depth and breadth of the field of communication and acquire theory-based knowledge and skills needed to succeed in professional and personal life. 

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeCOMN71-103
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,760
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,800

Learning outcomes

1. Evaluate a wide range of communication theories.
2. Apply communication theories to practical problems related to communication.
3. Demonstrate understanding and application of communication theory through undertaking an ethnographic research exercise.
4. Summarise complex theories in visual and verbal formats

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021