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Undergraduate | LTU-JRN3MMJ | 2024

Multimedia Journalism

Course information for 2024 intake

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks

Start dates

  • 4 Mar 2024
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Multimedia Journalism

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply storytelling principles across different media.
    2. Demonstrate proficiency in using audio, video, text and web-based publishing software and hardware to effectively capture and edit content for storytelling.
    3. Evaluate a story and select the right media to tell it.
    4. Research a story, including sourcing appropriate interview subjects, archival materials, and conduct interviews
    5. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical challenges of publishing across platforms, especially copyright and defamation, demonstrated in the stories produced in assessment.
    6. Locate and accessing technical documentation about publishing platforms, facilitating lifelong learning.

Entry requirements


Pre-requisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of either JRN, MAC or MIN subjects at level 2.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed JRN5MMJ (Multimedia Studies) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

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