School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for MDIA 306 in 2015.

MDIA-306 – Media, Gender and Sexuality

Points:20Prerequisites:As for MDIA 301
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:English, Film, Theatre, MediaRestrictions:None

This course examines the representations, contexts, and politics of gender, sexuality and the media. By interrogating the discourses of gender and sexuality as they are 'mediated' in a variety of forms (television, film, popular music, video games, advertising), we will examine the construction and constitution of femininity, masculinity, heterosexuality, and lesbian/gay/queer identities. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Texts

Required Readings will be made available electronically via Blackboard.

Recommended Reading

Reading will be made available electronically via Blackboard.


1 hour per week tba.

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10437 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed1000 - 1150Cotton [Kelburn]LT122Anita Brady
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed1000 - 1150Cotton [Kelburn]LT122

Course Outline Information

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