|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Media and Representation , 7.5 credits|
|(Medier och representation, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Media and Communication Studies|
|Main field of study:||Media and Communication Studies|
|Academic school:||School of Culture and Education|
|Disciplinary domain:||Humanities 50% Social Sciences 50%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1N (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed first-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Culture and Education at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
Bachelor's degree including 90 credits in Media and Communication Studies as the main field of study, and English B or equivalent.
Upon completion of the course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course focuses on theories and methods that deal with the representational forms of the media. It aims to contextualise and historicise various theoretical perspectives, through contemporary and historical studies. The focus is on autonomously and critically assimilating advanced theoretical knowledge in this research field, describing these, and developing applications.
1001, Media and Representation, 7,5 credits
(Medier och representation, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Instruction takes place in the form of seminars.
The course is examined via: Written take home exam, active participation in seminars. Attendance is compulsory at the introduction and at all seminars.
Absence from individual seminars can be compensated by written assignments as instructed by the course coordinator.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1113MV, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1774-2.1.1-2018).