Media, Rights and Responsibilities

Module code: MS3041

This module looks at demonstrating an in depth understanding of the significance of media freedom and its potential conflict with competing interests. You will identify the mechanisms that are available to ensure that different media stakeholders use their freedom responsibly. You will also explain and apply core concepts of media law, ethics and regulations.


  • 6 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of practical classes/workshops
  • 2 hours of external visits
  • 130 hours of independent study


  • Reflective essay (100%)