USQ LogoCourse specification
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

JRN2001 Publication Layout and Design

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 21 July 2014


Pre-requisite: JRN2003

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course will concentrate on the development of sub-editing, layout and design skills through theoretical studies and practical work. A focal point will be the professional issues that arise in the process of making sub-editing decisions. Instruction will be given in copy-tasting, layout, handling illustrations, writing headlines and blocklines, print production and electronic sub-editing. Students will also contribute to an on-going discussion group. Students are expected to have regular access to e-mail and the Internet.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba