School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for MDIA 408 in 2014.

MDIA-408 – Media Policy

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

The course critically examines the political, economic and normative aspects of media policy, including legal/regulatory and funding arrangements. The focus will be primarily on contemporary New Zealand but will include consideration of the historical and global context of media policy and comparative cases where relevant. The course will emphasise broadcasting, but will include consideration of digitalisation, convergence, censorship and intellectual property in relation to various media forms. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $1,773.60     international $6,226.80

Set Texts

Readings will be made electronically and on closed reserve.

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10822 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Tue1310 - 160083 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]201Peter Thompson
13 Jul – 15 Nov 2015tba [Kelburn] 
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Tue1310 - 160083 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]201

Course Outline Information

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