154.721 The Communication Field (30 credits)

This course provides an advanced-level overview of the communication discipline, its history, key concepts, competing traditions, and noted scholars. Critical, creative and organisational theories and concepts from a broad communication studies body of knowledge are historicised, compared, and critically evaluated. Throughout the course, communication knowledge is applied to illuminate communication questions from media, industry and society.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • It would be useful, but not essential, for students in this course to have prior knowledge of research in a specific discipline.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2017 Semester one full semester Distance
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Wellington Campus
2018 Semester one full semester Distance

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