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Public Relations Theory and Processes (6 points)


Leader: Dr Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo

Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2004 (OCL)
South Africa First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to the theory and processes of public relations. Historical, economic, social, ethical and legal contexts. Roles and responsibilities of public relations people in managing populations in an age of rapid social change. Public relations processes in International and Australian contexts.

Assessment: Essay (1200 words): 20% + Folio project (1800 words): 40% + Examination (2.5 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week (1-hour lecture, 1-hour tutorial)

Prerequisites: COM1010 and COM1020 or equivalents or permission (Business students may substitute MKW1120 for COM1010 or COM1020)

Prohibitions: GSC1001, GSC2410, PRL1001

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