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Media in the Digital Age – Participation, Power and (In)Equality 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

This course is aimed at a critical examination of the potentials and limits for a socially sustainable society arising in the digital age. As technologies and political economies are evolving rapidly the processes of media production are redefined across various contexts. Departing from Critical Theory the course covers:

• The role of media communication, as means of ideology, exploitation and potential means of liberation and struggle
• New media and technology in relation to societal structures and power
• Participation, power and inequality; how media and communication is and can be related to sustainability in our digital age

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor's degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in media and communication studies, including independent, theoretical based work, i.e. a thesis or the equivalent. English 6/English B in the Swedish upper secondary school system or international equivalent.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: LMDR29
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Oct 28 - Dec 01
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Diana Jacobsson
Examiner
Diana Jacobsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
14625kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-L9273

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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