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Media and Politics in a Globalizing World

  • 7.5 credits

The course contains advanced studies of globalization and mediation processes that are important for the transformation of political and cultural identities

Case-study based lectures and seminars on specific media situations, such as global crisis reporting, distribution of amateur photos, blogging, and global television and radio, are connected to different theoretical perspectives and contribute to deepened and specialized knowledge of globalization and the media.



  • Course structure

    After passing the course, you have acquired in-depth and specialized knowledge of the relationship between mediation and globalization processes and the impact of these processes on the transformation of political and cultural identities. You can also critically compare and apply this knowledge in specific media areas.

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures and seminars. All tuition is compulsory. Teaching is in English.

    Part of Master's Programme

    This course is also a part of the Master's Programme in Global Media Studies.


    Examination takes place continuously during the course by writing two papers, a final report and opposition to another student's report.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    General information

    Student Counsellor