Media Law (COMM7534)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To develop an understanding of the international laws relating to communication and the ability to interpret them in a practical manner in the everyday work setting; both within New Zealand and in international communication interactions.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Pre-requisite: Any other Level 6 course from a degree at Unitec. Restriction: COMM7434.
Topics include: 

The New Zealand Legal System, the relationship between communication law and workplace operations
Contracts, warnings and warrants and credit and collection
Risks to public safety, damage to reputation, privacy and peace of mind
Access to information, media and the justice system, creative property
Corporate expression, advertising regulation, electronic media regulation
Obscenity and indecency, international issues and management implications
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5149

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
23 Jul 18 - 24 Sep 18 LectureMonday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (023-1008)
15 Oct 18 - 29 Oct 18 LectureMonday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (023-1008)

Class: 5415

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
16 Oct 17 - 30 Oct 17 LectureMonday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations).

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