Units of Study
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List of 2017 units of study
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GCST1601 - Introduction to Cultural Studies
Winter Main, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Adam Martin Gall
Cultural studies explores everyday life, media and popular culture. It shows us how we can make sense of contemporary culture as producers, consumers, readers and viewers, in relation to our identities and communities. How do various cultural texts and practices convey different kinds of meaning and value? Drawing upon key approaches in the field, students will learn how to analyse cultural forms such as advertising, television, film and popular music.
1x online reflective learning journal equivalent to 2000 words (40%), 1x group presentation (10%), 1x2000wd essay (40%) and participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
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