Media Studies (Joint honours program) 2013 Open day presentation

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  • 1. Media Studies Dr Rebecca Bramall Senior Lecturer in Media Studies Joint Honours Pathway Leader, Media Studies
  • 2. Media studies in the Joint Honours Programme • • • English literature and media Studies BA(Hons) Media studies and education Media studies and sociology BA(Hons)
  • 3. What will I study? • • ‘Media are the starting point, not the sum, of media studies’ – James Curran Media industries, media texts and media audiences
  • 4. What will I learn? • • You will… develop a critical understanding of the role of media in society; • be able to analyse media texts and contexts using a variety of theoretical frameworks; • be able to undertake independent research in media studies.
  • 5. What transferable skills will I develop? You will… • be able to think and write analytically; • be able to write with clarity, and to argue from evidence; • use online and other research tools with confidence; • learn and study independently, work effectively with others, and reflect on your own work.
  • 6. Media theory and media practice The course is: • media theory oriented; • about 1/6 of the assignments are ‘practical’ or creative in nature; • you don’t need any existing creative or practical media skills; • practical elements include photography, screenwriting and creative media writing.
  • 7. Year One Media: A Critical Introduction Visual Communication
  • 8. Year Two Analysing Media: Industry, Texts and Audiences Adaptation for the Screen
  • 9. Year Three Audio-visual Narratives Media Geographies
  • 10. Media Studies in Hastings
  • 11. Course team • • • • • Dr Rebecca Bramall Senior Lecturer in Media Studies Pathway Leader, Media Studies Rob Greens Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting Dr Xavier Mendik Principal Lecturer in Film and Media Abigail Wincott Senior Lecturer in Broadcast Media Maria Short Senior Lecturer in Photography
  • 12. Contact information Dr Rebecca Bramall Senior Lecturer in Media Studies Pathway Leader, Media Studies tel 01273 644651 r.bramall@brighton.ac.uk http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/staff/rebecca-bramall