Cultural Theory and Media Practice

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cultural Theory and Media Practice

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Radio - Television - Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Important note: places on Film and Media modules are limited and priority is given to students from
    reciprocal exchange partner universities. Timely applications are strongly advised. Students from North
    America must have at least a 3.0 GPA to be considered for FMS modules. Only students enrolled on Film or
    Media degree programmes at their home institutions will be considered for Film & Media modules.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The aim of the module is to enable students to understand the role played by cultural theory in Film & Media
    Studies. On completion of this module, students should be able to explain the significance of key cultural
    theorists and understand how their work has informed the discipline. They should be able to transfer this
    learning to their studies, identifying appropriate theoretical frameworks that might underpin their own

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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