Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.
Journalism refers to gathering, organizing, and presenting information in a written or broadcast form. Journalists are writers and communicators who ask the important and sometimes uncomfortable questions to help individuals make sense of the events unfolding around them both locally and internationally.
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Request Information Courses in Journalism and Mass Communication in New South Wales in Australia 2018
This introductory 10 week, online course from Australia’s premier Broadcast School will teach you the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV series concepts. Comprised of ten modules with a wide variety of learning activities, you’ll analyse existing comedies and dramas, participate in online group activities, and get individual feedback on your writing. [+]
This is an online, ten-week course that will introduce you to the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV drama and comedy series concepts.
Enrolments for this course close on Friday 9th October at 5 pm OR when the course is full. There is an online tutorial session every Tuesday evening 7-9pm from 13th October to 15th December.
The course comprises ten modules with a wide variety of learning activities in a lively online text chat forum and includes:viewing and analysis of existing drama and comedy online group activities individual assignments and tutor feedback students will be supplied with course notes for individual download.
Specific areas to be explored are the creation of a dramatic world, the 'what if' conceptual question, development and creation of a dynamic protagonist, the use of secondary characters, primary and secondary storylines and assembling a series concept document.... [-]
From the comfort of your keyboard, learn how to shoot quality videos with your iPhone or iPad and create stories on the go, in this five-week online course. Filmmaker and cinematographer Gareth Tillson will lead this course featuring video tutorials, weekly assignments and a weekly online chat session, where you will get real-time feedback from the tutor. [+]
From the comfort of your keyboard, learn how to shoot quality videos with your iPhone or iPad and create stories on the go, in this five-week online course. Filmmaker and cinematographer Gareth Tillson will lead this course featuring video tutorials, weekly assignments and a weekly online chat session, where you will get real-time feedback from the tutor.
Chat sessions will take place Thursday evenings from 19:30 to 20:30 AEDT.
You will learn all the tips and tricks for professional standard framing, focus, sound, exposure, coverage, and editing -- plus get a glimpse of the myriad of new accessories that are now available to complement this emerging style of film-making. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to make high standard video content on their iPhone or iPad, and it's been designed for people looking to study outside of office hours.... [-]
Led by writer/producer/director Pauline Clague, this intensive, eight week, the online program uses online chat sessions, viewings, readings and AFTRS video tutorials to explore the art of creating a bible for a Webisode series, culminating in personalised feedback on your pitch document from an Australian TV network. [+]
plural noun: webisodes
1. an original episode derived from a television series, made for online viewing.an online video that presents an original short film or promotes a product, film, or television series.
Led by writer/producer/director Pauline Clague, this intensive, eight week, the online program uses online chat sessions, viewings, readings and AFTRS video tutorials to explore the art of creating a bible for a Webisode series, culminating in personalised feedback on your pitch document from an Australian TV network.
Webisodes are quickly becoming the new short films (Bondi Hipsters, The Katering Show, Funny Or Die, Diddy TV) giving new & emerging filmmakers who have yet to work in series television the opportunity to see how their film ideas might work in a longer format.... [-]
At the Recording Connection, you’ll receive our exclusive one-on-one mentoring as you learn hands-on, working alongside top professionals in your field of interest. We partner with award-winning sound designers, mixers, and composers who have contributed to films like Black Hawk Down and We Were Soldiers, as well as top video games like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Guild Wars 2. [+]
With locations across all 50 states, as well as in Canada, Australia and the U.K., the Recording Connection has helped thousands of students launch their music industry careers over the past quarter century. Our collective of mentors includes hundreds of experienced producers and engineers with real album credits, many of whom work with Grammy-winning and Platinum-selling recording artists and musicians. We screen our mentors carefully to make sure our students are receiving the highest caliber of training and guidance available, enabling them to connect to the music industry and go on to successful careers of their own. ... [-]
A lively online course from Australia’s premier Film School that focuses on concept, structure, story and character. By the end of 10 weeks, you will have gone through the process of developing your idea into a fully-fledged screenplay story with a traditional three-act structure. [+]
From the comfort of your keyboard, wherever you may be. Learn with an AFTRS Open's industry expert -- online!
This immensely popular course comprises ten modules with two weekly online chat sessions, a variety of assignments and collaborative activities.
With a strong focus on...Concept Structure Story Character
...this lively and engaging course makes the task of screenwriting that much easier for emerging writers by imparting the skills of preparation. This is the extensive groundwork you do before you actually start writing.
Participants should begin this course with the germ of an idea for a genre based screenplay. This should not be an idea that has already been written as a screenplay.... [-]
The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism equips students with the skills, knowledge and agility to build a career in today's rapidly changing, multidiscipline and often highly disrupted digital media landscape. [+]
Students gain hands-on experience in reporting, editing and related production and design skills in a wide variety of text, audio and visual mediums. There is an emphasis on storytelling with digital tools, exploring innovation and embracing entrepreneurship. Students have the opportunity to use, experience and think about emerging journalistic practices across different areas, including drones, virtual reality and computer-assisted reporting. This course is part of an articulated program of study and is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to fully harness the power of journalism.
Graduates of the program: have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills and a critical understanding of contemporary media are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas and practices across journalism and media strive towards leadership positions that are grounded in ethical, professional and transparent practice possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments. ... [-]
The Graduate Diploma in Media Arts and Production is part of an articulated program in media arts and production that includes moving image, sound, digital media and interaction, and the interplay among these media. [+]
This course is for students who want to get into the media arts and film production industry.
This course aims to provide students with core skills in moving image, digital media or sound production; expertise in one area of media arts and production; a capacity to think creatively and critically about, and contribute to, developments within the media industries; an awareness of industry practices in media production; the capacity to develop and critically revise their own work; and project management skills in the context of a media project.
Career options include various roles in a creative team across multiple modes of production and post-production of moving image, sound, digital media and interaction. Graduates have skills to develop their own media projects.... [-]
The Graduate Diploma in Communication Management explores foundation studies and skills for professional communication practice. It is designed for current and prospective communication professionals seeking a professional qualification and scholarly development in the broad field of communication management. [+]
Academic staff involved in the course have substantial industry experience and have undertaken research in the field.
Graduates of this course have: advanced understanding of communication and its management the ability to synthesise communication theory and practice the ability to analyse, design, cost and evaluate a communication strategy a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to communication a capacity to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of communicators the capacity to apply perspectives that are intercultural and global, and a sensitivity to issues of exclusion, equity and justice.
Career options include roles in the field of communication management such as public relations, communication advising, community relations, corporate communication, integrated communication, internal communication, international communication, media liaison and public affairs.... [-]
In the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Communication, students develop specialised skills in integrated communication applicable to the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Students enhance their knowledge of advertising and media relations, and explore the relationship between public relations and marketing in integrated communication practice. [+]
This course is suitable for either current practitioners in this field or for those wishing to specialise in this area of practice. Academic staff involved in the course have substantial industry experience and have undertaken research in the field.
Graduates of this course have: advanced understanding of communication and its management the ability to synthesise communication theory and practice the ability to analyse, design, cost and evaluate an integrated communication strategy a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to communication a capacity to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of communicators the capacity to apply perspectives that are intercultural and global, and a sensitivity to issues of exclusion, equity and justice. A full list of the graduate attributes of the course is available from UTS: Communication.... [-]