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JOUR12-240: Digital Publishing and Design


In this subject, students will build a digital portfolio. They learn to sub-edit, layout and design story packages for various media platforms, including hard copy and online newspapers, magazines, blogs, web and tablets.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and critically discuss the principles of publication design and create print and digital publications based on these principles.
2. Use design program InDesign to create publications such as newspapers, magazines, newsletters and books across platforms.
3. Package and publish content across a range of platforms, notably print, online and tablet.
4. Understand different publishing platforms, their traditions and audiences and how content changes across platforms.
5. Identify current issues in the publishing industry and discuss the significance and analyse the potential impact on professional practice.
6. Make ethically and legally sound publishing decisions.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021