Undergraduate | GRF-LHS156-2023
Communication and Culture
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- 06 Mar 2023,
- 17 July 2023,
- 06 Nov 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Identify and analyse the role communication plays in culture; both at university and beyond.
- Demonstrate interpersonal skills based in verbal and non-verbal communication.
- Apply critical thinking to the analysis of a media message and support with evidence.
- Deconstruct professional communication skills required to inform career choices.
- The Communication Process;
- Communication Barriers;
- Communication & Critical Thinking;
- Constructing Good Arguments;
- Mass Communication & Media;
- Advertising as Communication;
- Visual/Nonverbal Communication;
- Intercultural Communication;
- Professional Communication;
- Social Media;
This course provides students with foundational skills and knowledge of communications theory and practice, including a range of interpersonal, group and mass communication theories for understanding this integral element of society as well as a range of written, oral, non-verbal and multimedia communication skills.
- Discussion Board (Weekly Responses) (35%)
- Media Message Analysis (paper) (30%)
- Communication on the Job (paper) (35%)
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No entry requirements
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
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