Combined Honours

Media & Communication

Media and Communication

Overview

Discover our range of Media and Communication modules for 2020-21 (Please note: these modules are subject to change due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic)

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

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.

Students study either 40 or 60 credits from the list below in 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 following 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
20 2
MCH1036 Journalism: Pasts, Present and Future  20 2

Stage 2

Find out about Media and Communication modules for Stage 2.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below at 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)  20  1

Optional modules:

Module CodeModule Title CreditsSemester 
MCH2034 Introduction to Public Relations (Pre-requisite MCH1028) (Capped at 100) 20 2
MCH2065 Race, Culture and Identity 20 1
MCH2068 Journalism Practice (Pre-requisite MCH1030)  20 1
MCH2071 Sex, Sexuality and Desire 20 2
MCH2077 Visual Culture 20 2
MCH2080 Celebrity Culture (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026)  20  1
MCH2220 Conflict and Crisis Reporting 20 2

Stage 3

Find out about Media and Communication modules for Stage 3.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below at 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 Critical Approaches to Media, Communication and Culture 20 1

Optional modules 

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
MCH2071

Sex, Sexuality and Desire

Note: Students must not take this module during Stage 3 if already studied during Stage 2.

20  2
MCH2080

Celebrity Culture (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) 

Note: Students must not take this module during Stage 3 if already studied during Stage 2.

20  1
MCH3001 Magazine Publishing (Pre-requisite MCH2068) (Capped at 30) 20  1
MCH3002 Youth, Identity and Contemporary Media (Pre-requisite MCH2075) 20 1
MCH3012 Fashion, Communication and Culture (Preferred Pre-requisite MCH3063; however MCH2034 or MCH2068 are also appropriate) 20 2
MCH3013 Global Public Relations (Pre-requisites MCH1028 and MCH2034)  20 1
MCH3063

Advertising and Consumption (Pre-requisite MCH1023 or MCH1026) 

Note: Students must not take this module during Stage 3 if already studied during Stage 2.

20  1
MCH3077 Politics, Power and Communication 20  2
MCH3080 Feminist Approaches to Media Analysis 20 2