Course: Media Studies

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Course title Media Studies
Course code KAN/AMS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tollet Andrew, Bc. et Mgr. M.Litt.
Course content
The course consists of the following five modules: Media Research; Newspapers; Magazines; Advertising; Political Discourse

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
The student will be able to: - understand basic terminology from the field of Media Studies - analyse and describe a variety of text types - both written and spoken - based on their contextual markers.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Bell, A. & Garret, P. (eds.). Approaches to Media Discourse. Oxford Blackwell, 1998.
  • Edginton, B. & Montgomery, M. The Media. The British Council, 1996.
  • Graddol, D. & Boyd-Barrett, O. Media Texts Authors and Readers. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1993.
  • Montgomery, M. (ed.). Ways of Reading. London Routledge, 1992.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter