Explores societies’ constructions of gender as formative of, and reproduced by, media, and how that process is subject to change. Considers the production, consumption and circulation of media in various forms.
This paper focuses on both analysis (theory) and application (practice) to connect gender studies and media studies with digital media production and public engagement. It offers an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and (a wide range of) skills for further study and future career.
This course is part of the Syllabus+ initiative.
|Paper title||Gender and the Media|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- GEND 101 or GEND 102 or 54 points
- GEND 305
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
This paper is especially suitable for students taking GEND or MFCO papers, but the paper does not rely on prior learning in these subjects.
- More information link
View more information on the School of Sociology, Gender Studies, and Criminology's website.
- Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr John Wei
- Paper Structure
Section One: Gender & Media Platforms
Section Two: Gender & Media Cultures
- Teaching Arrangements
Two lectures and one tutorial per week.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will demonstrate:
- Critical-thinking/learning through theoretical and empirical approaches
- Creative-thinking/doing to connect theory with practice, and analysis with application
- Media production skills and audience engagement using digital technologies
- Teamwork skills and effective writing/storytelling using various types of media