Certified in Media Studies

Categories: Mass Media
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About Course

Diploma in Media Studies from PDRi/TRACCERT is an innovative programme that offers students the opportunity to study a wide range of contemporary media topics at an advanced level. These include streams in Film Studies, Audio Studies and Cultural Studies.

Media studies is a discipline and field of study that deals with the content, history, and effects of various media; in particular, the mass media.

What Will You Learn?

  • The programme familiarises students with current issues and developments and international mass media and mass media theory, situating the analysis of mass media within the context of post-Independence society, culture and identity

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Course Curriculum

Module 1

  • Critical Issues in Media Theory
  • Mass Media Research Methods
  • Radio: Invisible Medium

Module 2

  • Television Drama: Industry, Form & Audience
  • World and Film
  • News and News Media
  • Assignments

Module 3

  • Researching Irish Media Audiences
  • Sociolinguistics of Irish Media
  • Women and Ageing in Popular Culture
  • Assignments

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