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This course examines the complex relations between the media, society, politics and culture, exploring the diverse ways in which the media influence and are influenced by developments in social and political culture. The Media Capstone will address topical issues relating to media, technology and culture. It will use recent developments and current case studies drawn from a variety of sources such as news and entertainment, debates on social media and new information technologies, media campaigns, and popular culture to examine the broader socio-political context in which the media are located. Using key theories and concepts, this course will explore a range of relevant issues that demonstrate the centrality of the media to contemporary culture.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: 48 UOC overall, including 6 uoc at Level 1 and 6 uoc at Level 2 in Media, Culture and Technology

Course Outline

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