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Web Communications

Postgraduate | CUR-MIC501 | 2024

Identify the various technical strands that make up the foundation of the world wide web. Dig into wikis, blogs and social networks. Take a look into the future of online communication tools. Find new and different ways of communicating online.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
27 May 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Web Communications

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. explain the basic technical foundations of the Internet and related technologies as they apply to communications, collaboration and media creation.
    2. demonstrate understanding of key concepts in Internet communication, especially relating to identity.
    3. relate conceptual understandings to practical implementation of communication online.
    4. use various Internet applications for communication, collaboration and media.
    5. employ a critical analytical approach to understanding communication online in theory and practice.
    6. demonstrate an appropriate understanding of academic integrity principles and apply academic writing, referencing and acknowledgement conventions required for the discipline.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-MIC-MAS-2024 - Master of Digital and Social Media
  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
  • CUR-MIC-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Digital and Social Media
  • CUR-MIC-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma in Digital and Social Media
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2024 - Postgraduate Single Subjects

Equivalent subjects

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Digital and Social Media

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