What's included?

Individual research and critical thinking in media and communication studies

On this course, you will describe and critically approach a specific area of research in media and communication studies in writing, using relevant sources, cases and/or empirical material to support your own arguments. In producing this research paper, you will apply an appropriate analytical model for scholarly studies of the media and critically and constructively assess, review and comment on scholarly studies of the media, both in writing and orally.

Course design

The course is taught through seminars and individual supervision. The written assignments you must complete include an initial proposal, literature review, and a final research paper; you must also peer review other students’ work orally.