School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for MDIA 321 in 2014.

MDIA-321 – Special Topic: Media Representations of Politics

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

This course explores how the nature of different media and the manner in which they are utilised enable, represent and frame the presentation of political processes, theories and dynamics. Students will analyse the representation of politics in media from a social-scientific conceptual framework. This course will be delivered in a 3-hour lecture/workshop format. There are no tutorials for this course. 100% internal assessment.

Set Texts

Van Belle and Mash, A Novel Approach to Politics, 3rd edition (CQ Press).
Caro and Buchannan, A Foreign Country: New Zealand Speculative Fiction (Random Static).
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.

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.