Introduction to Contemporary Media Theory

University of Westminster

Course Description

Theory - Portfolio not required.

This module examines the behaviours and motivations of media consumers and producers by identifying the ideological and discursive structures that shape the development of media platforms. It introduces critical frameworks for addressing the relationship between meaning and representation in a dynamic media culture, as well as key academic skills for critical research and structured analysis.

Assessment: Group Coursework (50%), Essay (50%)

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Contemporary Media Theory

  • Sessions Available

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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