Key Issues and Approaches in Media Study

Module code: MS7500

Module co-ordinator: Dr Vincent Campbell

Module Outline

This module introduces a variety of influential, competing ways of thinking about the media within the broad area of social science research, but drawing also on other disciplines. On completing this module, you will be able to identify and critically evaluate the major different theoretical approaches to the media and how these approaches relate to broader theories of society.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Module unit exercises, independent research, written module guides and tutor input including feedback on assignments.


  • Written assignment, 2,000-3,000 words (100%)