School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for MDIA 310 in 2015.

MDIA-310 – Cultural Identity and the Media

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

This course examines how media technologies, texts, institutions and audiences engage with, help shape and regulate cultural and ethnic identities. We draw on a range of media genres to explore the different ways in which discourses of cultural and ethnic identities are 'mediated'. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Texts

Readings will be made available electronically via Blackboard.


1 hour per week tba.

Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
15479 14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Mon1000 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]LT220Joost de Bruin
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Mon1000 - 1150Murphy [Kelburn]LT220

Course Outline Information

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