Units of Study

MECO3605 - Media Globalisation

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Benedetta Brevini


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%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation/debate (20%), 1x2hr exam (40%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


18 junior credit points and 6 senior credit points from Media and Communications



Additional Information

Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only


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