Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code DIGC202
Subject Name Global Networks
Credit Points 8
Pre-Requisites 36cp at 100-level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BCM 206
Assessment Assignment; Annotated bibliography 20% Assignment; Online presence 40% Project; Report & Presentation 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session CCCU Semester A  (02-09-2019 to 30-11-2019)
Campus UOW at CCCU HK
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Pavandeep Ahuja
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Mo Kit Fung
Instance Comment  
Census Date 19-09-2019

Subject Description
New media and computer mediated communication transcend many of the boundaries that have organised and operated in societies. This subject investigates the growing impact of this 'cyberculture' on the organisation of contemporary culture and society. The subject will address the following themes: new media law and intellectual property issues, the transformation of advertising and economies of the entertainment industries, transnational cultural flows, globalisation, digitalisation, work and production, and global and 'glocal' impacts of the knowledge economy.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand the evolution of contemporary cybercultures and new media industries in the context of global information networks
2. Demonstrate digital communication skills through a capacity to establish and maintain an online presence
3. Demonstrate skills to research, present, and write reports both individually and in a team

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
The subject has the following larger goals: To develop new media literacy empowering students to be informed and engaged in the various forms of digital media. To develop students into effective communicators and participants in new media collaborative practices. To encourage students to develop an independent online portfolio showcasing their research, learning projects, and reflective writing.

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