School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MDIA 203 in 2015.

MDIA-203 – Visual Culture

Points:20Prerequisites:As for MDIA 201
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:English, Film, Theatre, MediaRestrictions:None

This course is concerned both with visual artifacts and with vision as a social and cultural process. Thus, it considers the relationship between different visual regimes, or ways of seeing, and visual technologies, texts, and genres. It is also concerned with the historically specific understandings of what it means to see and be seen that make the visual world and our experiences in it intelligible. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Texts

MDIA 203 Student Notes.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.


1 hour per week tba.

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
9566 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue1000 - 1150Maclaurin [Kelburn]LT102Minette Hillyer
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue1000 - 1150Maclaurin [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.