Combined Honours

Media & Communication

Media and Communication

Overview

Discover our range of Media and Communication modules for 2017-18.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

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Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Media and communication subject page.

You can also contact your Subject Adviser.

Stage 1

Find out about Media and Communication modules for Stage 1.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Compulsory modules: Please choose at least one of the folowing compulsory modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
MCH1023 Introduction to Media Studies 20 1
MCH1026 Introduction to Social and Cultural Studies 20 2

Optional modules:

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
MCH1028 Introduction to Professional Communication 20 1 & 2
MCH1030 Introduction to Journalism Practice (Capped at 90) 20 2
MCH1036 Journalism: Pasts, Present and Future (Capped at 60) 20 2

Stage 2

Find out about Media and Communication modules for Stage 2.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Compulsory module: 

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
MCH2075 Representations: Identity, Culture and Society (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) (Capped at 120) 20  1

Optional modules:

Module CodeModule Title CreditsSemester 
MCH2011 Memory Matters: Mediating Present Pasts for the Future 20 2
MCH2013 Gender, Food and Communication 20 2
MCH2034 Introduction to Public Relations (Pre-requisite MCH1028) 20 2
MCH2035 Media, Mythology and Storytelling: How to analyse archetypes and ideologies in media texts 20 1
MCH2068 Journalism Practice (Pre-requisite MCH1030) (Capped at 70) 20 1
MCH2071 Sex, Sexuality and Desire 20 2
MCH2077 Visual Culture 20 2
MCH2080 Celebrity Culture (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) (Capped at 60) 20 
MCH2087 Media, Democracy and the Public Sphere (Pre-requisite MCH1026) 20 1
MCH2088 Gender, Media, Society 20 2
MCH2220 Conflict and Crisis Reporting 20 2
MCH3063 Advertising and Consumption (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) 20 1
MCH3067 Television Studies: Texts, Genres and Screens (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) 20 2

Stage 3

Find out about Media and Communication modules for Stage 3.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Compulsory modules 

Module Code Module Title Credit ValueSemester
MCH3074 Themes and Issues in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies 20 1

Optional modules 

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
MCH2071* Sex, Sexuality and Desire 20  2
MCH2080* Celebrity Culture (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) (Capped at 60) 20  2
MCH3001 Magazine Publishing (Pre-requisite MCH2068) (Capped at 30) 20  1
MCH3012 Fashion, Communication and Culture (Pre-requisite MCH3063) 20 2
MCH3063* Advertising and Consumption (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) 20  1
MCH3067* Television Studies: Texts, Genres and Screens (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) 20  2
MCH3077 Politics, Power and Communication 20  2
MCH3085 Digital Discourses and Identity 20 2
MCH3164 Politics and International Relations for Journalists 20 2
MCH3168 Cultural Phenomena and the Role of the Media, Digital/Social Media and PR 20 2
MCH3169 Digital Cultural Communication and the Cultural Sector (Pre-requisite MCH1026) 20 1

*Stage 3 students may not take MCH modules they have taken at Stage 2.