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COMN12-203: Mass and Popular Media

Description

This subject provides you with theories and approaches to critically assess the relationship between mass and popular media and society. You will study and research how media represents our world, shapes our experiences, and exercises power in society. The subject gives special attention to how news is selected, produced, and disseminated. To develop your personal and professional understanding of mass and popular media, the subject considers many different examples and offers many opportunities to lead discussions with classmates. You will also produce a video essay based upon an interview and research.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeCOMN12-203
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the role that media plays in society. 2. Apply theory to critically assess mass and popular media representations of society. 3. Construct clear, evidence-based arguments. 4. Produce a video essay on a current media issue.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens17/07/2022
Semester start12/09/2022
Subject start12/09/2022
Cancellation 1?26/09/2022
Cancellation 2?03/10/2022
Last enrolment25/09/2022
Withdraw – Financial?08/10/2022
Withdraw – Academic?29/10/2022
Teaching census?07/10/2022