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COM515 Communication Case Study Project (16)


This subject requires students to independently research and analyse the application of communication theory and strategy in an area of professional interest previously addressed in the course.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to Master of Arts (Organisational Communication) who have already undertaken at least 2 subjects of the course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
be able to demonstrate ability to design and conduct independent secondary research;
demonstrate ability to analyse and criticise the implementation of communication strategies within a particular area or industry;
provide insight and recommendations for managers in the area of study; and
demonstrate ability to write and report a case study that meets both academic and professional presentation and content requirements.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- The identification and exploration of academic and professional sources - Preparation of literature reviews - Research methodology for the development and analysis of case studies - Professional report writing techniques Specialist advice will be available on request in terms of content and methodology.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.