Global Media - Global Culture
Course - first cycle - 7.5 credits
Admission requirementsThe special prerequisite for this course, besides basic eligibility for university studies, is fieldeligibility 6: Civics A and English B. Applicants are exempted from the Civics A requirement.
This course is offered as part of program:
Course Code: EN233E
- School of Arts and Communication
- For students admitted
The course was established 11 February 2010.
This course syllabus (version 1) was approved 04 March 2010 by the Board of Studies at Faculty of Culture and Society.
The syllabus is valid from 01 September 2010.
Advancement in relation to the degree requirements
The course can normally be included as a part of a general degree at undergradate level.
The special prerequisite for this course, besides basic eligibility for university studies, is fieldeligibility 6: Civics A and English B. Applicants are exempted from the Civics A requirement.
After finishing the course, the student can:
- identify the kinds of messages and norms that are conveyed through mass media and social media,
- understand how these norms become conventionalized representations of cultural values,
- question the consequences of global communication with reference to local societies and cultures.
AssessmentsWritten exam 2.5 hp
Written assignment 2.5 hp
Oral presentation 2.5 hp
Learning activitiesLearning activities are seminars, lectures, and group/individual work.
Grading systemFail (U), Pass (G) or Pass with Distinction (VG). ECTS grading system can be used on students demand.
Reading list and other mediaMachin, D. & T. Van Leeuwen. 2007. Global media discourse: a critical introduction. London & New York: Routledge.
Additional material from online sources.
Course evaluationOral, informal evalutation is carried out throughout the course. A formal, written evaluation is carried out at the end of the course and published on the course homepage