Television and Popular Culture

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GDCV1015 AF (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDCV1015 will introduce students to the concept of popular culture, the relationship between television and popular culture, and the role which television has played in shaping popular culture. The historical development of television and popular culture will be explored. The course will consist of lectures on the subject, followed by screenings of selected television programmes or extracts from such programmes, and then by programme analysis. The programmes will be analysed in terms of their narrative, visual style and deployment of popular cultural forms.

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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.