COM2118 - Media and Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
EN4508 or COM3106
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21, Semester B 2020/21

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

This course aims to introduce students to various theories and perspectives of mass communication, with reference to (a) the roles of the media (news and entertainment) in society, politics, and culture; (b) the production of media messages in professional and organizational settings; (c) the impact of media on individuals and institutions.

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

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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