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Concern about environmental issues is fuelling vigorous policy debates.
These debates raise questions concerning the social and ethical limits of technology, the role of science in decision-making and conflicting views about development.
As a major forum for communicating information about the world we live in, the mass media play an important role in environmental debates.
Public knowledge, values and opinions relating to environmental issues are reflected and shaped by media dialogue.
This course examines how environmental concerns are represented and influenced by today’s mass media.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
Access to a computer, the Internet and email.