Narratives of Social Change


Investigates how the presentation of information shapes public attitudes and behaviours. Explores how public communication via news, social media and public awareness campaigns influence public understanding, engagement and behaviour. Key ideas explored in this course include: discourse; framing; rhetoric; and the interplay of words, images and sounds in multimodal communication.

For full course information see the  Digital Course Outline for COMMS 212.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later


Availability 2024

Semester 1


Lecturer(s)  Bridget Conor


COMMS 212: 15 points


COMMS 102 and 45 points at Stage I in BA or BC courses