If you are doing the Academic module, please go to our task 1 academic page for lots of resources. In Task 1 of the General Training module, you will be asked to write a letter to someone. This could be a formal or informal letter. In all other situations you will either write a formal letter.
Year One Core Concepts in Media and Communication This module will introduce students to the broad range of key concepts, debates and skills necessary to undertake further study in Media and Communication. Media Cultures and Everyday Life In this module, students will consider a range of approaches to the study of media cultures and everyday life.
National and Global Perspectives This module introduces students to the institutional and regulatory contexts in which the contemporary media operate, both in the UK and beyond. The module provides an overview of the institutional and social history of the media in a variety of different national contexts, and considers key issues and debates related to the organisation and regulation of the media, including: A key theme of this module is the increasing globalisation of the contemporary media and communication industries.
Photography and Video 1 This module is delivered in two component parts photography and video production The photographic component of this module allows each student to develop an aesthetic awareness and understanding of the language of photography.
The video component assumes no prior knowledge of video production. It introduces students to the practical language and grammar of video production. Year Two Researching Media and Communication This module introduces students to the main research and analytic traditions in media and cultural studies.
Particular emphasis is placed on enabling students to conduct and critique different research methodologies. Television Studies This module introduces students to the practices of the television industry with a special emphasis on the relationship between television schedules and the types of programmes that fill them.
Design and Production This module builds on the understanding of the practical application of digital media gained in the first year module: Media, Gender and Identity This module will consider the role the media play in our understanding of ourselves and others as individuals and as social beings.
Global Subcultures The past forty years has witnessed the global transmission of the cultural and media phenomena of subcultures. From Russian Skinheads, Indonesian Punks, Japanese Mods and Rockers, to hybridised versions of traditional forms of Western youth cultures, globalisation and cultural digital homogenisation has signalled a number of recent debates in the role and function of subcultures.
This module will introduce, develop and showcase key examples from current global subculture research. Media Texts as Historical Sources This module introduces students to the study of primary source material, produced in the past as evidence — specifically a British media source from The module will consider the methods for analysing different kinds of primary source materials and aim to study, and evaluate the source, using appropriate secondary sources.
Journalism 1 This module introduces students to the skills and competencies needed by the working journalist; equips them with a basic knowledge of the law as it impacts on that work and engages with some of the key theoretical issues of journalism.
Public Relations 1 Students will be introduced to the theory and practice of public relations as well as learning and applying industry-relevant skills. Political Communication This module investigates the interdependent and sometimes fractious relationship between politics and the media.
Year Three Dissertation The dissertation is a compulsory element in your Honours Degree, and is taken in your final year. Audiences and Fandom This module examines some of the main approaches to conceptualising media audience through the study and theoretical conceptualisation of audiences across different genres and media, and assesses its implications on self-identity as well as cultural, social and economic organisation.
Writing for the Screen This module aims to offer students the opportunity to receive professional training and practical guidance from an industry practitioner on techniques of creative scriptwriting for television and film. Creative Project This module enables students who have an appreciation of the practical application and potential of networked new media to extend their understanding of the technologies and techniques involved in production and also explore the practical possibilities which they offer.
Global Advertising Practices Global Advertising Practices is a 15 Credit module devoted to the study of one of the central institutions of the contemporary world.
The module will interrogate the basic marketing concepts and promotional strategies associated with advertising as a commercial and creative practice, introduced from an academic perspective and informed by critical theory, and delivered through assignments that bring together a mix of practical and theoretical enquiry.
Students will develop skills and critical analysis around their own skills as broadcast journalists.Frances M.
Leslie, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate Division Overview. With the exception of programs conducted by the School of Medicine for the training of physicians, and the J.D. program in the School of Law, the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, and Dean of the Graduate Division administers graduate education in accordance with academic .
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These IELTS letter writing tips are essential to follow to get a good score in task 1 for the general training paper. The list of tips below will help you understand all the different types of letters, how to write them, how to structure you letter and how to fulfill the task for a high score.
Writing practice test 1 - IELTS Academic You will be allowed 1 hour to complete two tasks in the IELTS Academic Writing test. The two parts of this practice Writing test are presented on two separate web pages.
Media and Communication BA (Hons) at De Montfort University (DMU), Leicester brings together world-leading researchers in Media, Television and Cultural Studies, with experienced practitioners in the field of public relations and new media.