|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||100700 - Communication & Media Studies|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||27 October 2020|
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course examines the relationship between communication and identity formation. With specific attention given to popular cultural texts, including social media, film and music, students will explore how communication and media representations shape conceptions of the Self in contemporary social contexts. With a specific focus on current approaches in communication, media and cultural studies scholarship for considering identity and the Self through popular culture, this course will equip students with analytic skills for understanding the ways identities are framed and formulated via popular culture.