* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
This unit explores the relationship between contemporary communications technologies and practices, and social and environmental change. Students will develop skills in the use of emerging media, particularly social and other forms of online media. They will examine the communication and media practices of a range of local and international non-mainstream political and social campaigners, including NGOs, development organisations, independent bloggers and protest movements. The unit may include a field trip.
ASSESSMENT: 8,000 words or equiv internal assessment (100%) comprising critical essay, practical media production and exegesis
TEACHING PATTERN: 39 hours
Enrolment in BA Professional Honours in Social Sciences (JMC stream)/
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