Media Globalisation (MECO3605)


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.

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


1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation/debate (20%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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



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