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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 a range of 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 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890

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 opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020