Chinese Media Cultures - ARTS3216

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Asian Studies
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: Chinese Studies

It is a specialised, multi-disciplinary course on Chinese media cultures in the PRC, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other Chinese-speaking communities. It examines Chinese media, culture and society in the Chinese-speaking world from a cultural, political and historical perspective, paying particular attention to developments in television, cinema and digital media. It emphasises a core understanding of the importance of media forms and technologies to contemporary culture. Students who complete this course successfully will be able to engage critically with a wide range of cultural practices in media policies, production, circulation and consumption. They will have relevant research skills, including the use of the library, referencing and presentation of written work and knowledge of the methodologies, both critical and theoretical, to engage with topics of their interests. Lectures will be supplemented with audio-visual material.


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