Introduction to Contemporary Media Practice

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Contemporary Media Practice

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Practical - Portfolio required.

    This module introduces you to a range of essential contemporary media practice skills, together with methods for research and conceptual development in creative projects. You undertake workshops throughout the module to develop your technical abilities in all mediaareas. You then work collaboratively, or individually when appropriate, to create practical projects that respond to given briefs.

    Assessment: Group Coursework (30%), Project (50%), Portfolio (20%)

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