Media and Culture


Examines popular media texts, genres, audiences and industries, reflecting on how they influence our notions of self and society. Draws on case studies from a range of popular media, from film and television to comics, games, popular music, social media and advertising. Fosters critical perspectives on media as vehicles for cultural meaning, alongside strategies for crafting personal and collective narratives.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline. 

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2024

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Professor Laurence Simmons
Lecturer(s) Professor Neal Curtis
Brendan Donovan
Associate Professor Xuelin Zhou


MEDIA 102: 15 points