POLS232-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Media and Politics

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
16 Jul 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

The course provides an understanding of the role of the media in domestic and international politics. It does this by analysing key theoretical assumptions and debates on the role of media institutions in the struggle for power domestically and internationally.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

15 points in POLS at 100-level. Students not meeting the prerequisites but with at least a B average in 60 points in appropriate courses may be admitted with the approval of the Department coordinator.

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 14:00 A3 Lecture Theatre 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 Geography 602 23 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
02 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre 23 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
03 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 Geography 602 23 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct

Course Coordinator

Babak Bahador

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay 1 40% Word limit: 2,000
Essay 2 40%
In-class Test 20%
Participation Bonus of up to 5% for tutorial participation

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $746.00

International fee $3,038.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

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