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CMS1010 Introduction to Communication Studies

Short Description: Intro to Communication Studies
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100700 - Communication & Media Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 February 2019

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 a foundation course in Communication Studies. It introduces students to the study of a broad range of communication texts, forms and systems. Students will apply major approaches to textual and discourse analysis, and develop skills in communications scholarship and critical thinking. This course provides an introduction to topics and perspectives that are
explored at a more advanced level in subsequent courses in the Communication and Media Studies major.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online