The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

(1) Enhance the student's capacity to handle problems and concepts (2) Practice in thesis writing

Learning outcomes

Skills and abilities of construing and analysing academic texts in the field of media. The develop an idea for the final thesis.

Course contents

Exercises on academic writing in the field of media analysis and media production.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish M1-M3. At least 10 cr on level 300.

Additional information

Mandatory attendance (80%).

Recommended or required reading

t.ex. Jane Stokes, How to do Media and Cultural Studies Ina Bertrand & Peter Hughes, Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts Norman Fairclough, Media Discourse

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Seminars - 15 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 125 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 125 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Presentation of preliminary research plan and feed back on research plans.

Assessment requirements

80 % mandatory attendance – Deliver text related to the research plan – Write and present a research plan, approx. 2-3 pages

Teacher

  • Nåls Jan
  • von Hertzen Maria

Examiner

Nåls Jan

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Period 3

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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