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Trimester 1 or trimester 3* (2010/11)
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This unit introduces students to the various approaches available to the study of communication and to some critical 'tools' with which to examine a variety of communication texts and practices such as advertising. These 'tools' include models of communication, non-verbal communication, semiotics, narrative, discourse, culture, leadership, collaboration, audience, pre and post production, the digital media and globalisation. The unit examines the links between communication and power, paying particular attention to issues of gender, race, ethnicity and cross-cultural communication.
Essay 1 - 1000 words 25%, Essay 2 - 2000 words 50%, Essay 3 - 1000 words 25%
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