Unit Set Structure


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SPAACO  Specialist Reporting Area of Specialisation 

This unit set is available in the following courses:

The Graduate Diploma of Communications (Specialist Reporting) will enable students to develop their existing skill set in specialist reporting.  Specialist Reporting will provide students with advanced journalism and reporting skills and abilities in their specialist field.  The Graduate Diploma will develop students’ abilities to freelance and source topics and stories and to produce publishable materials as specialist reporters and writers. There is currently a dearth of specialist writers for the press and electronic publications in specialist fields.  While most journalists write stories of a general nature, increasing demand is being shown for specialist writers who are well-versed in particular fields. 


The six areas of professional focus are:

  • Politics
  • Finance
  • Tourism
  • Contemporary Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Digital Media
This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006