Timetable 2012 – 2013 for Master of Journalism / Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism Programme

1st Semester

CORE MODULES

JMSC6001 Reporting and writing (6 Units)
Section A: Monday 09:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. & Tuesday 09:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Lecturer: Kevin Drew
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall

Section B: Monday 2:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.  & Tuesday 2:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
Lecturer: Barry Kalb
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall

Section C: Wednesday 3:30 p.m. – 6:25 p.m. & Friday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Lecturer: Kevin Voigt
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall

Section D: Thursday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m. & Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
Lecturer: Kevin Drew
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall

JMSC6002 Critical issues in journalism and global communications (3 Units)
Lecturer: Miklos Sukosd
Lecture:  Tuesday  6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: CYPP4, Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building
Tutorials
Section A: Tuesday  8:00 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Section B: Wednesday  10:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Section C: Thursday  5:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.
Venue:  Sections A & C – EH101, Eliot Hall;  Section B – KKLG110, K K Leung Building
Quota: 25 for each section

JMSC6091 Online journalism (3 Units)
Lecturer: Masato Kajimoto

Section A: Wednesday 12:30 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Section B: Wednesday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Section C: Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall
Quota: 25 for each section

JMSC6093 Video news production (3 Units)
Lecturer: Rob McBride

Section A: Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Section B: Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall
Quota: 23 for each section

ELECTIVE MODULES

JMSC6102 Environmental communication (3 Units)
Lecturer: Miklos Sukosd
Lecture: Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Venue: EH101, Eliot Hall

JMSC6104 Readings in China media and society (3 Units) (Students are required to have Chinese-language proficiency)
Lecturer: Ying Chan & Qian Gang
Lecture: Thursday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: EH101, Eliot Hall

JMSC7007 Interpreting and using business journalism in a global era (3 Units)
Lecturer: Ben Richardson
Lecture: Monday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: T5, Meng Wah Complex

2nd Semester

CORE MODULES

JMSC6022 Media Law (3 Units)
Lecturer: Cliff Buddle
Lecture: Monday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: T3, Meng Wah Complex

JMSC6093 Video news production (3 Units)
Lecturer: Rob McBride
Lecture: Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall
Quota: 23

ELECTIVE MODULES

JMSC6014 Advanced reporting and writing workshop (English) (3 Units)
Lecturer: Barry Kalb
Lecture: Tuesday 9:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Venue: OLB136, Old Library Building
Quota: 20

JMSC6025 Literary journalism (3 Units)
Lecturer: Michael Meyer
Lecture: Wednesday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: EH101, Eliot Hall

JMSC6027 Covering China (3 Units)
Lecturers: Ying Chan
Lecture: Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Venue: Shum Wai Yau Reading Room, Eliot Hall

JMSC6040 Special topics in journalism I: Freelancing (3 Units)
Lecturer: Vaudine England
Lecture: Monday 2:30 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.
Venue: EH102, Eliot Hall
Quota: 25

JMSC6041 Special topics in journalism II: Computer-assisted reporting (3 Units)
Lecturer: to be confirmed
Lecture: Tuesday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall

JMSC6046 Special topics in journalism IV: Media research: concepts and methods (3 Units)
Lecturer: Miklos Sukosd and King-wa Fu
Lecture: Thursday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: EH101, Eliot Hall

JMSC6082 Photojournalism (3 Units)
Lecturer: Kees Metselaar
Lecture: Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digtal Media Lab, Eliot Hall
Quota: 23

JMSC6083 Advanced online journalism (3 Units)
Lecturer: to be confirmed
Lecture: Wednesday 10:30 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall
Quota: 15

JMSC6090 Reporting health and medicine (3 units)
Lecturer: Thomas Abraham
Lecture: Monday 9:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Venue: RR207, Run Run Shaw Building

JMSC6101 Radio news (3 Units)
Lecturer: Angharad Law
Lecture: Wednesday 1:30 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall
Tutorials: Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. (Section A);  Thursday  1:30 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. (Section B)
Quota: 15

JMSC6103 Reporting global affairs (3 units)
Lecturer: to be confirmed
Lecture: Wedneday 6:30 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Venue: T7, Meng Wah Complex

JMSC7008 Global financial journalism (3 Units)
Lecturer: Jeffrey Timmermans
Wedesday 10:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Venue: T7, Meng Wah Complex
Tutorials
Section A: Monday  12:30 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Section B: Tuesday  5:30 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.
Venue:  JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall
 

Summer Mini-semester

ELECTIVE MODULES
JMSC6067 Special topics in covering China I (3 Units)
Lecturer: Ying Chan
Lecture: Project-based study with supervision
Venue: N/A

JMSC6089 Reporting the big issues in science (3 Units)
Lecturer: Thomas Abraham
Lecture: to be confirmed
Venue: Shum Wai Yau Reading Room, Eliot Hall

JMSC6100 Documentary video production (3 Units)
Lecturer: Nancy Tong
Lecture: to be confirmed
Venue: JMSC Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall

JMSC7002 News editing (3 Units)
Lecturer: to be confirmed
Lecture: to be confirmed
Venue: to be confirmed

JMSC7003 Global economic journalism (3 Units)
Lecturer: to be confirmed
Lecture: to be confirmed
Venue: to be confirmed

MJ Time-table (sem 1)

MJ Time-table (sem 2)

2012-2013 JMSC Course Descriptions