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COMN12-203: Mass and Popular Media

Description

This subject is designed to provide you with theories and approaches to critically assess the relationship between mass and popular media and society. You will study and research how media is used to represent our world, shape experiences of it, and exercise power in society. The subject gives special attention to the ways in which news is selected, produced, and disseminated. Many examples are considered to give you an opportunity to develop your personal and professional understanding of mass and popular media.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeCOMN12-203
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

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. Research a current media issue.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020