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CMS1010 Introduction to Communication Studies

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 25 April 2014

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
Internet access is required to satisfactorily complete assessment for the course.

Synopsis

This course is an introduction to Communication Studies. It provides an overview of a broad range of approaches to Communication Studies. Students apply a number of different approaches to text analysis, and develop basic research literacy skills. This course provides an introduction to a number of communication topics and perspectives that are explored at a more advanced level in subsequent courses in the Communication and Media Studies major. The course develops skills in communications research, essay and report writing and critical thinking.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba