Media modules


We offer a wide range of option modules each year. Below are some examples of modules that are currently running. For a full list, including sample reading lists for each module, please contact the Department of Media and Communications.

Please note that some modules have a limited capacity.

Students on Pathway 1: Theory can also choose up to 30 credits from our practical options list, please contact the Department for more information.

Theory options

Module title Credits
  Music as Communication and Creative Practice 30 credits
  Race, Empire and Nation 15 credits
  Embodiment and Experience 30 credits or 15 credits
  Media Law and Ethics 15 credits
  Strategies of World Cinema 15 credits
  Archaeology of the Moving Image 30 credits or 15 credits
  Theories of the Culture Industry 30 credits
  Practical Methods 1 - Media Systems, Media Ecologies and Turbulence 15 credits
  Postcolonial Theory 30 credits
  Cultural Studies and Capitalism 30 credits
  Political Economy of the Media 15 Credits
  Cultural Studies and Geography: Speed, Mobility and Territory 15 credits
  The City and Consumer Culture 30 credits
  Experimental Media 30 credits or 15 credits
  Media, Ritual and Contemporary Public Cultures 30 credits or 15 credits
  Representing Reality 15 credits
  Promotional Culture 30 credits or 15 credits
  Politics of the Audiovisual 30 credits or 15 credits
  Social Media in Everyday Life: A global perspective 15 credits
  Race and the Cultural Industries 30 credits
  Practices of the Culture Industry 30 credits
  Globalisation: Politics, Policy and Critique 30 credits
  Software Studies 15 credits
  Biopolitics & Aesthetics 15 credits