COMM4105 Research Methods in Media and Communication

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Description

This unit introduces students to a variety of common methods and theoretical approaches used in media and communication research. Examples include content analysis and framing analysis. The history and structure of each method, and their limitations, are critically analysed. Students engage with specific applications of the method 'in action'. By the end of the unit students gain experience in evaluating methods and examining which method is best suited to explore different research objects and questions.
Course period24/02/188/06/20
Course levelPostgraduate coursework
Course formatUnit