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CMM1104 Writing for the Media
Credit Points: 15
This unit provides an introduction to the essential writing skills required for the major media forms, including television, film and print. Effective writing in the media demands an understanding of a number of important elements, including an awareness of the characteristics and potential of different media, the formats and conventions, and their production processes. The focus will be on writing scripts; journalism features and copy (words) that persuade/sell.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAADVTAdvertising Major
M35Bachelor of Communications
G79Bachelor of Contemporary Arts
G80Bachelor of Creative Industries
MAGAMEGame Design&Culture Major
MAJOUJournalism Major
MAPWCPerformance Writing and Criticism Major
MAPRPublic Relations Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006