Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Formerly available as 100-570 Global Media: Theory and Research. Students who have completed 100-570 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Ramaswami Harindranath
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides students with advanced understanding of global and international media communication in the recent past and the contemporary world. The subject will encourage students to engage with empirical case study materials concerning key aspects of global media performance, industries, texts and audiences and their contribution to wider processes of transformation and change: economic, political, social, cultural. Developments in contemporary media theory and methodologies deployed in the analysis of global media will be addressed throughout. As well as providing a coherent overview of past research and theoretical trajectories in respect of international and global communications, the subject will also equip students to engage with current debates centring on questions of globalisation/localisation, identity and citizenship and such media approaches as "public sphere(s)".|
Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||A 2500 word essay 50% (due mid-semester) and a case study of 2500 words 50% (due end of semester). Students must attend 80% of classes to be eligible for assessment.|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Media and Communications) |
Master of Global Media Communication
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media and Communication)
Media and Communication |
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