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The aim of the unit is to describe public relations campaigns and explain their context in the greater communication strategy. The unit provides a framework for the research, development, implementation and evaluation of an integrative public relations campaign. The unit explains the different phases of the campaign from the client brief and/or organisational problem statement to the evaluation and debriefing stages. The unit also introduces students to the management of an event as part of a public relations campaign.
On completion of the unit, students will be expected to be able to:
Within semester assessment: 70% + Exam: 30%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.