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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT1007: Media and Society

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Introduction: Media in Society, Society in Media
Media Forms and Technologies
Media as Manipulation
Media Industries
Media Content: Messages and Meanings
Constructing “News”
Media and Gender
Media and Politics: The Public Sphere
Media Audiences
Media Communities: Subcultures, Fans, Identities
From Modern to Postmodern Media Landscapes
Media Globalization

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 222 hour lectures x 10 weeks
Guided Independent study48Preparing for the lectures and tutorials
Guided Independent study80Reading/research/writing the essays

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).