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How does the media affect us? Find out and improve your media literacy by learning how to analyse media, film and culture with Understanding Media - Introduction to Media Literacy and Representation at FutureLearn.

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Overview

So many of the defining moments in our lives are connected in some way to media. Media are a central part of how we live, work and play.

Key facts:

Through this Understanding Media - Introduction to Media Literacy and Representation at FutureLearn  you will develop your media literacy, learning a range of analytical approaches you can use to understand and interpret media. You will explore the relationship between media and culture including a case study of LGBT representation in the media. You will develop your critical thinking and research skills leaving you better equipped to understand the role of media in the modern world.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Media literacy
  • Representation in the media
  • Putting media analysis into practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course is for anyone interested in media and film. It’s ideal for people looking to start or develop a career in film or television production, radio, journalism or marketing.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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