MDIA-202 – Television Studies
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 201|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
MDIA 202 offers a critical introduction to the study of television, using American, British and New Zealand contexts. The course divides into two interconnected parts. The first examines the evolution and cultural influence of television, whereas the second explores the functions and conventions of primetime TV forms, including 'high-end' drama, sitcom, soap opera, 'reality' TV, and makeover programming. 50% internal assessment, 50% examination.
Please note: This information is accurate for the 2014 academic year. Please refer to Course Catalogue for 2013 information.
MDIA 202 Student Notes.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
1 hour per week tba.
This course is not currently being offered.
Course Outline Information
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.