The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)


Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of this course is that students will
practice their ability
to express themselves in writing analytical and
reflective about
television and television messages.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student is
expected to have
developed deeper ability to bring analytical and
reasoning about television and its message

Course contents

In order to benefit from the course, students
select five television
series from different countries and three
concepts in three
different genres and write two essays of 2250
words each. An
essay on the TV series from different countries
and an essay on
various program concepts. The essays shall
- Facts about the works under consideration.
This means
information on production, production year,
screenwriter, director, producer and another that
can be
interesting about the output appearance.
- Personal opinions, reflections and analysis
that addresses
differences and similarities between the concepts
around the
notion that
humanity, of knowledge, worldview, ethics and
jenusperspektiv, psychology, rhetoric,
dramaturgy, aesthetics,
scenery, image narration, sound work, etc.

TV Series:
Five television shows from different countries.

3 TV concept

Pick out three concepts from three different
genres such as:
- Lifestyle Program
- Food Program
- Race Entertainment, not sports
- Program up contacts
- Psychology and Health
- Reality
- Magazine Program
- Talk show
- Culture
- Children's Programs
- Youth Programs

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Study activities

Individual studies - 133 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the performance, the student must pass
the following
examinations: 2 essays of 3000 words each. An
essay on
TV shows from different countries and an essay on
the various
program concepts.


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Nordström Fred

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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