|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Humanities & Communication|
|Student contribution band :||2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||29 May 2022|
The disciplines of communication and media studies utilise specialist methods of analysis. This course introduces students to modes of inquiry and analysis used in communication and media studies to enable engagement with and understanding of the ways popular culture and mass media products are produced, disseminated and consumed.
This course will equip students with a comprehensive knowledge of the specialist methods of analysis used in communication and media studies. Using contemporary approaches to textual analysis, discourse analysis and ethnography as well as analytic practices drawn from current developments in communication, media and cultural studies, this course will equip students with the requisite skills to undertake the critique and analysis of popular cultural and mass media texts.