Units of Study
MECO3605 - Media Globalisation
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Gerard Michael Goggin
This unit aims to demonstrate the complexity of media globalisation and to examine in depth some of the common assumptions associated with the term. While the unit will consider the impact of global market forces (i.e. cheap labour in developing countries, environmental issues, etc), it is interested in the dynamics of globalisation more generally, and media globalisation more specifically. Students can expect to appreciate that media globalisation is a complex proposal that involves formats, localisation, symbolic currency and negotiation.
1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x tutorial presentation/debate (20%) and 1x2-hr exam (40%)
It is recommended that students purchase a reader from the Copy Centre
1x2-hr lecture/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points to MECO units plus one of the following (WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025, ENGL1007)
Available to BA (Media and Comm) and, subject to departmental approval, students undertaking a major in Cultural Studies.
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