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CMS1012 Introduction to Media Studies

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication


This course is the foundation course in Media Studies. It introduces students to the study of a broad range of media texts, forms, and systems, developing skills in information literacy, media analysis, critical thinking, and essay writing. The course encourages students to develop a critical engagement with the media, but particularly with their roles as media consumers and, where relevant, media producers. One of the features of this course is its engagement with industry: during the course, where possible and applicable, students will be invited to hear from professionals from media industries.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba