This unit has been discontinued.
|Unit name||Researching Media and Communication|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
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- Describe and explain critical media theories, concepts and methods in your verbal and written work
- Drawing on these theories, identify and explain how media shapes our perception of the world around us in your verbal and written work
- Identify ‘new’ problems within the discipline’s foundational questions to develop research questions that address contemporary social and cultural challenges in a local and/or global context
- Design and develop a research project that incorporates your understanding of the contemporary media and communication approaches presented in this unit.
Completion of a Bachelor degree with a major in Journalism, Media and Communications or equivalent
Weekly Seminar (3 hours)
Task 1: Milestone tasks, 500 words (10%)
Task 2: Project proposal, 500 words (10%)
Task 3: In-class presentation, 2000 words equivalent (20%)
Task 4: Research methods project, 2000 words or equivalent (20%)
Task 5: Major project, 3000 words or equivalent (40%)
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