Media Globalisation (MECO3605)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to demonstrate the complexity of media globalisation and to examine in depth some of the common assumptions associated with the term. The unit considers the interplay among the global, regional, and local in contemporary media organizations as well as the role that new technologies play in contemporary formations of global media. It aims to assist students consolidate their critical understanding of the transformations of existing media, with a particular emphasis on the political economy of online, mobile and digital communications.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x500wd equivalent Tutorial presentation/debate (20%), 1x2hr exam (40%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 Senior credit points from Media and Communications
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.