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JOUR13-320: Digital Journalism


This project-based subject explores the ways in which technology is changing journalism, and its impact on how news is gathered, presented and consumed. The subject looks at established and emerging technologies and analyses how they are being applied in an industry that is constantly evolving and reshaping itself to meet consumer needs. Students will harness these technologies for themselves to create compelling digital narratives – across platforms, formats and media – in which the story (and user) are central.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

1. Recognise and exploit established and emerging technologies for digital storytelling
2. Conceptualise and create compelling digital content across platforms
3. Understand digital media trends and tailor content to meet consumer demands
4. Investigate how to develop career opportunities through emerging technologies

Enrolment requirements

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This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Last withdrawal?08/02/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019