Introducing Media, Film and Music (P5044)
15 credits, Level 3 (sub-degree)
How do media, films and music tell us things about the world? How do they engage with the politics, social and cultural issues of their time? This module will introduce you to debates that will help you to critically explore media, film and music texts. You will investigate a range of concepts and critical frameworks and develop the study skills necessary to examine a range of media forms.
100%: Coursework (Portfolio, Presentation)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: