School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2016 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

2015: domestic $850.60     international $3,796.00

Set Texts

Readings will be made available electronically via Blackboard.

Recommended Reading

Recommended reading will be made available through Blackboard and the library’s course reserve.


1 hour per week tba.

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
15479 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Mon0900 - 1050Murphy [Kelburn]LT220Joost de Bruin
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Mon0900 - 1050Murphy [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.