DIGI204-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Communicating with Data and Digital Media

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course introduces data communication techniques and topics, and will provide students with a toolkit to analyse and evaluate the use of data and digital platforms in a range of contexts, including data-driven social research and communication. We focus on the preparation and visualisation of tabular and social network data, writing and evaluating web content in relation to data practices, and critical topics such as privacy and the datafication of everyday life.


Any 60 points at 100-level.

Course Coordinator

Christopher Thomson


Janice Leung


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 2 20%
Participation 10%
Assignment 1 30%
Discussion task 10%
Exam 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities .

All DIGI204 Occurrences

  • DIGI204-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021