Units of Study

GCST5904 - Youth: Idea, Image, Culture

Winter Main, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6


This unit teaches effective use of some key tools of contemporary cultural analysis using the example of images of and ideas about youth as a focus. It considers the application of cultural theory and textual analysis to a range of cultural forms and practices. Examples are drawn from film, popular music, literature, media and "subcultures". Students take an intensive online course followed by an extended period to develop a final essay in consultation with a tutor.


1x1500wd online journal (40%), 2x500wd papers (20%) and 1x2500wd essay (40%)


1x2-hr seminar/week (equivalent)

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