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- 29 Aug 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify competing definitions of key concepts in the field, GC1, GC2
- explain the role of consumption in structuring contemporary existence, GC1, GC2
- evaluate key perspectives in relation to the field of consumer studies, GC1, GC4, GC5
- research, synthesise and present knowledge appropriate to the discipline and audience, GC3, GC6
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials
This subject aims to deepen students understanding of the receiving end of communications media- consumers, audiences, publics and users. It will familiarise students with the social and cultural consequences of media consumption and provide a strong grounding in competing perspectives in audiences studies and the role of media usage in the formation of subcultures, public spheres, and national communities.
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- Exercise (30%)
- Reflection (30%)
- Essay (40%)
Current study term: 28 Aug 22 to 27 Nov 22
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Bachelor of Arts English and Cultural Studies
- Common Level 1 Subjects
- Level 1 Major Subjects
- Level 2 Core Subjects
- Level 2 Optional Subjects
- Level 3 Core Subjects
- Level 3 Optional Subjects