Media Law (2513LHS)

This course provides an overview of legal constraints on public communication, along with an outline of law as it impacts on the Australian media and social media environment. Topics include free expression, open justice, defamation, contempt of court, publication restrictions, privacy, confidentiality, defamation, hate speech, national security laws and copyright within the context of an information society. It also addresses some key communication business laws affecting freelancers, public relations practitioners and new media entrepreneurs. INCOMPATIBLE: 2513HUM / 2513ART / 2012AMC Media Law; 4080LAW Media Law and Regulation; CMM26 Media Law (OUA Course Equivalent).

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1Gold Coast Trimester 3Nathan Trimester 1Nathan Trimester 3Online Trimester 1Online Trimester 3

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Course profile is currently unavailable

Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
4 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
18 November 2018

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Online study can be challenging. Students are advised to devote at least the same time to the online version of the course as they would to a face to face course and to engage fully in all the learning activities provided.
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (70315) Open 29 October 2018 - 21 December 2018 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Course profile is currently unavailable

Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
4 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
18 November 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (70167) Open Tuesday 10:00 - 11:50
30 October 2018 - 11 December 2018
N34 0.05
Science 2 Building
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (70767) Open Wednesday 10:00 - 11:50
31 October 2018 - 12 December 2018
N29 0.06
Northern Theatres3/4/5 Complex
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (70766) Open Tuesday 15:00 - 16:50
30 October 2018 - 11 December 2018
N72 -2.11
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (70765) Full Tuesday 13:00 - 14:50
30 October 2018 - 11 December 2018
N72 -2.11
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Course profile is currently unavailable

Key dates

Course start date
29 October 2018
Last day to add a course
4 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
11 November 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
18 November 2018

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (70166) Open Thursday 08:00 - 09:50
1 November 2018 - 13 December 2018
G06 1.04
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (70764) Open Thursday 12:00 - 13:50
1 November 2018 - 13 December 2018
G06 1.04
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (70763) Open Thursday 14:00 - 15:50
1 November 2018 - 13 December 2018
G30 1.18
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (70762) Full Thursday 10:00 - 11:50
1 November 2018 - 13 December 2018
G30 1.18
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
26 February 2018
Last day to add a course
11 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
6 May 2018

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10403) Open Tuesday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N22 THEATRE 1
Northern Theatres 1/2 Complex
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (14082) Open Wednesday 12:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N56 0.24
Languages Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (14081) Open Wednesday 13:00 - 13:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N76 1.01
Campus Heart Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (14080) Open Wednesday 14:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N56 1.21
Languages Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (14079) Tuesday 14:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N56 1.16
Languages Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
26 February 2018
Last day to add a course
11 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
6 May 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (12067) Open Weeks 1 - 5, Mid-Trimester Break, 6 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
26 February 2018
Last day to add a course
11 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
25 March 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
6 May 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10402) Monday 08:00 - 09:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G42 2.17
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (14077) Tuesday 10:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G42 2.11
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (14076) Full Monday 12:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G17 2.05
Lecture Theatres 3/4 Complex
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (14075) Monday 11:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G11 3.60
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (14074) Tuesday 09:00 - 09:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G17 2.05
Lecture Theatres 3/4 Complex
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (14073) Full Monday 10:00 - 10:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G11 3.60
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
30 October 2017
Last day to add a course
5 November 2017
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
12 November 2017
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
19 November 2017

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Students be aware, once this course has reached full capacity, please enrol in the online offering
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (70116) Open Thursday 08:00 - 09:50
9 November 2017 - 14 December 2017
G06 1.04
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (70739) Open Thursday 12:00 - 13:50
9 November 2017 - 14 December 2017
G06 1.04
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (70737) Open Thursday 14:00 - 15:50
9 November 2017 - 14 December 2017
G30 1.18
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (70736) Thursday 10:00 - 11:50
9 November 2017 - 14 December 2017
G30 1.18
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
30 October 2017
Last day to add a course
5 November 2017
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
12 November 2017
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
19 November 2017

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Online study can be challenging. Students are advised to devote at least the same time to the online version of the course as they would to a face to face course and to engage fully in all the learning activities provided.
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (70415) Open 30 October 2017 - 24 December 2017 This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
30 October 2017
Last day to add a course
5 November 2017
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
12 November 2017
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
19 November 2017

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Students be aware, once this course has reached full capacity, please enrol in the online offering
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (70117) Tuesday 10:00 - 11:50
7 November 2017 - 12 December 2017
N34 0.05
Science 2 Building
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Seminar
Seminar (70743) Wednesday 10:00 - 11:50
8 November 2017 - 13 December 2017
N29 0.06
Northern Theatres3/4/5 Complex
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (70741) Tuesday 15:00 - 16:50
7 November 2017 - 12 December 2017
N72 -2.11
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (70740) Tuesday 13:00 - 14:50
7 November 2017 - 12 December 2017
N72 -2.11
Glyn Davis Building
Nathan Campus