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Issues in Global and Digital Media - MECO3605

Year - 2020

The unit examines the social, political and economic dynamics of media and communication in global settings. It considers the interplay among the global,regional and local in communication systems as well as the role that new technologies play in contemporary formations of global media. It assists students in consolidating their critical understanding of the factors that play the greatest role in shaping the globalisation of informational capitalism.

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x1000wd equivalent Tutorial presentation (20%), 1x1500wd class test (40%)

Additional information
Available to BA/B Advanced Studies (Media and Communications), BA/BLaw students only


18 credit points at 2000 level in Media and Communications or 6 Senior credit points in Media and Communications




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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