Module Title:   International Media

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   EM-0238D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Film & Media

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Computing, Informatics and Media (Bradford Media School)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Will Godfrey

Additional Tutor(s):   Ben Roberts

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

The module aims to introduce students to the concept of media globalization and the development of international media organizations, and their social and cultural influences.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
A series of lectures will deliver core material. Students` learning is supported by tutorials and directed study. Supplementary assessment: repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   9.00          Directed Study:   164.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   27.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Describe and analyse the origins, the development and implications of media globalization in historical and contemporary political and social contexts.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Research, identify, compare and contrast globalised media organisation and institutions and analyse their implications for the range of national identities.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Communicate research findings orally and in writing.

  Presentation   40%
  15 minute seminar presentation
  Coursework   60%
  Negotiated essay (2000 words)

Outline Syllabus:
Theories of colonialism, post-colonialism and globalisation; corporate and state-run media organisations; media power; international third media.

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