Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011: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
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in media and communication, Master of Global Media Communication|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students who have previously completed 100-570 Global Media: Theory and Research are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Ramaswami Harindranath
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 are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject.|
|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)
Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies
Media and Communication |
Media and Communications
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