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JOU2108 Science Journalism
Credit Points: 15

Scientific and technological advancements have repercussions on the health of individuals, cultures, economies and the planet itself. Journalists play an important role in informing the public about the progress of science and technology and the media is a forum for debate about the social, financial, legal and ethical issues that scientific advancements bring. This unit seeks to familiarise students with the basic processes of scientific progress and to develop skills in communication about science to readerships with different vocabularies and knowledge bases.

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MAJOUJournalism Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009