COM8001 - Social Science Theories in Communication

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to:
Introduce communication theories to students and help them identify their implicit theoretical hunches, articulate those ideas into a researchable question, search and review the extant literature, and then propose a theoretical framework to discover new knowledge in the relevant context. It is also designed to help students develop a thesis proposal through practice, discussion, and mutual critique. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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