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ALJ217 - Editing and Design

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Final year of offer is 2015

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Waller




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit covers the practices and theories behind the production of print and online publications. It specifically considers the role of the newspaper sub-editor and online producer in the production of news. The first half of the unit covers the editing of body text and the writing of headlines and captions for both forms. The second half considers the design aspects of print production, such as newspapers and magazines and considers designing for the Web.


Practical assignment/essay 50%, Essay 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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