COMS205-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Media and Politics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

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.

Prerequisites

Any 15 points at 100 level from COMS or POLS, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 13:00 A5 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 003 Music
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
02 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 Rehua 003 Music
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Contact Person

Natalia Chaban

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Quiz 15% Take place every second week: Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8 10 Each quiz has 10 questions, Each quiz = 3% of the grade
FORUM 10% One forum post 8% by 22 March, a follow up queston 2% due 18 April. Post that attracts most questions gets 3% added to final grade. Bonus of up to 5% for active tutorial participation/contribution
Group Case Study 35% Group presentation (15%): April 4, during lecture on Monday, 11am-1pm Group written report (20%): April 22, 11:59pm
Essay 20 Jun 2021 40% Participants of the class are invited to choose and write one essay: not shorter than 1,300 words and not longer than 1,500 words. References are not included into this word count

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All COMS205 Occurrences

  • COMS205-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022
  • COMS205-22S1 (D) Semester One 2022 (Distance)