This mainly theoretical course covers a diverse range of topics that include: cultural theory and popular culture; language, gender and power; the history of the mass media; popular TV genres; cultural representation of women; culture and consumption; and American, British, European and Asian cinema. You may choose to complement this theoretical base with practical or studio-based modules, such as journalism, photography, language studies, video production, radio production and new media production.
You will gain a good grounding in the many techniques of communication along with other valuable skills, such as presentation/oral skills, critical analysis, written and research skills. This knowledge and skill will prepare you for a variety of careers, ranging from journalism to PR, communication officers and within media production. Other graduates have pursued postgraduate study, teaching (PGCE) and working in the public sector.
Please contact your Study Centre for the duration and mode of this course.