School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

MDIA-403 – Mass Media and Popular Culture

Points:30Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:English, Film, Theatre, MediaRestrictions:None

This course is an advanced study of a selected form of mass media culture, in the context of the operation of the international culture industries. Aspects to be addressed may include economic production, authorship texts, theories of consumption, the production of norms, issues of globalisation, and celebrity culture. In 2013 the course will focus on media scandals. 100% internal assessment.

Set Texts

Readings will be distributed electronically via Blackboard.

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.