Media, Gender & Culture
King's College London
Area of Study
Media Studies, Social Media, Sociology
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewModule descriptionExplore contemporary media culture and learn the foundations of gender theory and media studies.This module will examine issues of gender and social change; power and representation; culture and agency; intimacy and medication and social critique and cultural politics. You will analyse the democratising potential of online media and debate how social media may be used in the future as a tool for social change, using contemporary case studies (such as the Everyday Sexism Project).By the end of the course you will have gained the key skills needed to analyse media texts and cultures from a gendered perspective, as well as an insight into the media and cultural industries from a potential career viewpoint.If you wish to gain a deeper understanding into gender studies, cultural theory or media analysis then Media, Gender and Culture is the ideal module choice for you.Teaching patternLecturesSeminars and TutorialsWorkshops on media analysis techniquesGuest speakers (including journalists, film-makers and activists)Private studyModule assessmentOne media analysis of 1000 words (15%)One essay of 2500 words (85%)
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