Course level



Humanities and Social Sciences


Social Science School




One Semester

Class contact

3 Contact hours


SO229, SOCY2160 & SOCY7269


#8 in undergraduate courses

Assessment methods

Movie review, essay and group project

Course coordinator

A/Prof Paul Henman

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course examines the relationship between media and culture, drawing from recent research in sociology and anthropology. The media considered include print media, television, radio, blogs and social media, with examples and theories from around the world as well as Australia. Topics include media and the nation, transnational media flows, media practices, the impact of the digital era and media convergence.

Prior to 2014, this course was offered as SOCY2169.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile