School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for MDIA 201 in 2015.

MDIA-201 – Media in Aotearoa New Zealand

Points:20Prerequisites:20 100-level MDIA pts
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:English, Film, Theatre, MediaRestrictions:None

MDIA 201 explores the relationship between notions of 'national identity' and New Zealand's media institutions, policy-making and production. The course focuses primarily on case studies of New Zealand advertising, film, television and popular music, applying relevant critical approaches in each case. Other media forms will also be discussed in various lectures. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Texts

Readings will be made available electronically via Blackboard and on closed reserve.


1 hour per week tba.

Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
9564 14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Wed1610 - 1800Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT102Anita Brady
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Wed1610 - 1800Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT102

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.