COM8009 - Independent Studies

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

To develop an in-depth understanding of a topic, through independent directed reading. To enable students to:
•  Understand the range of issues underlying a particular area of communication study
•  Critically read and evaluate a selection of existing literature in the field; and
•  Identify and develop a specific focus for an in-depth study relevant to individual contexts of specialization

There is no specified syllabus for this course.  The student will be required to work with a designated supervisor, who initially will suggest a reading list in the area that the student has selected.  The student, through independent study, will add to the reading list to develop a comprehensive annotated bibliography on the selected topic.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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