College of Arts and Humanities  - Swansea University

Bachelor in Political Communication (3 year) - Grado en Comunicación Política

College of Arts and Humanities - Swansea University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial
  • Precio:
    Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2015/16 are as follows:
    UK/EU £9,000
    International £12,500
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    Swansea
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Condiciones:
    You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University´s scholarships and bursaries page.
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    BA Political Communication (3 year)

Presentación

Who controls the media? How does the media shape our lives? What are the implications of living in a media culture? Who has political power? How do powerful
politicians, interests and networks use it? What are the implications of looking at the exercise of political power and forms of media communication together? If these questions interest you then the BA Political Communication is the degree for you!

Requisitos

All applicants receive individual consideration. Our preferred offers for UK applicants are BBB-BBC at A-level. However, flexible offers are made on review of the application form, after taking into consideration the subjects studied, predicted or achieved grades, reference and personal statement.

For candidates offering the International Baccalaureate, a typical offer would be 32-30 points. We ask for Welsh Baccalaureate plus BC at A-level. Access candidates should have 15 Distinctions and 18 Merits. Candidates studying for American qualifications should have a minimum of 550 in each part of the SAT reasoning and subject tests (or 1650 overall). We require a minimum IELT score of 6.0.

Programa

Year 1 (Level 4)
HE Level 4 Degree / HECert
Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Introduction to Media Communication
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Politics and the People
What is Politics and International Relations?


Optional Modules
Choose Maximum Of 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Cymdeithas Cymru Gyfoes
Creative Writing: Fiction Genres
Creative Writing: Styles of Fiction
Modern European Film: Themes and Perspectives
Introduction to Film Studies
Contemporary Welsh Society
Introduction to Media History
Public Relations: Strategic Communications
Hollywood: A History of American Film
Datblygiad Ffilm a Sinema
Cyfryngau Ddoe a Heddiw
Cysylltiadau Cyhoeddus: Cyfathrebu Strategol
Sgiliau Cyfryngau Allweddol

AND
Elective Modules
Year 2 (Level 5)
HE Level 5 Degree / HEDip
Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Theorising the Media
The State and Political Institutions
Normative Models of Democracy: Contemporary Perspectives

Optional Modules
Politics Modules
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Paradox of Power: American Foreign Policy
John F. Kennedy and America
Digital War
Contemporary Wars and Conflicts
Fundamental Issues in Moral and Political Philosophy
Founders of Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant
Anarchy and Order: Issues in World Politics
Global Political Economy: From Mercantilism to Neoliberalism
Globalisation
The Empire Strikes Back: American Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era
Elections and Voting
Latin American Politics through Film
Genocide
British Politics and Public Policy

AND
Media Options
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Profiad Gwaith
Introduction to Writing Drama
The History of the Mass Media in the United Kingdom
Digital War
War and Conflict in European Film (Modern Languages route)
French Cinema Since World War II
Studying Digital Media
Media Practice Skills
Introduction to Video Production
Introduction to Journalism
Public Relations Theory
Digital Public Relations Practice
The History of Screen Animation
Reading the Screen: ideas and ideologies on screen
Sgiliau Cyfryngau Ymarferol
Y Cyfryngau a Chymdeithas
Creu a Chyflwyno Testunau
Drama a Dogfen ar y sgrîn
Cyfathrebu Digidol
Theori Cysylltiadau Cyhoeddus
Elections and Voting

Year 3 (Level 6)
HE Level 6 Degree / Honours
Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules
Module Name
Dissertation (PO-325)
Researching Politics 1
Researching Politics 2 (PO-327)

Optional Modules
Politics Dissertation
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
The National Assembly for Wales
Dissertation (PO-325)

AND
Media Options
Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Language in the Media
Further Dramatic Writing
Further Creative Non Fiction
Media and Society in the 1930s
From Page to Screen: Adapting the European Classics
Media, Gender and Sexuality
Digital Media in Context
Practical Web Technologies
Online Journalism
Video Production
Drama and Documentary on Screen
Strategy, Marketing and Branding
Signing the Screen: Film and Television Authorship
Drama a Dogfen ar y sgrîn
Traethawd Estynedig Cyfryngau
Iaith a´r Cyfryngau
Cynhyrchu Digidol
Strategaeth, Brandio a Marchnata
Traethawd Estynedig Cysylltiadau Cyhoeddus
Cyfathrebu Corfforaethol
Political and Cultural Studies Internship

OR
Media Disseertation
Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Dissertation Preparation
Dissertation

AND
Media Option
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Language in the Media
Further Dramatic Writing
Further Creative Non Fiction
Media and Society in the 1930s
From Page to Screen: Adapting the European Classics
Media, Gender and Sexuality
Digital Media in Context
Practical Web Technologies
Online Journalism
Video Production
Drama and Documentary on Screen
Signing the Screen: Film and Television Authorship
Drama a Dogfen ar y sgrîn
Iaith a´r Cyfryngau
Cynhyrchu Digidol
Strategaeth, Brandio a Marchnata
Cyfathrebu Corfforaethol
Political and Cultural Studies Internship

AND
Politics Option
Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module Name
Power and Protest in American Political Culture
America and the Bomb
The American Presidency: Leadership and Power
From Machiavelli to Mussolini: Government and society in Western political thought
The Rise of Brazil
Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and Fiction
The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and Legacy
The Aftermaths of War
Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art and Cinema
Religion, Science, and Superstition
Philosophy and the Social Sciences
Media, Gender and Sexuality
Visions of Democracy
Politics and International Development
Political and Cultural Studies Internship
Quantitative approaches to political and social analysis
Parliamentary Studies
Contemporary Political Economy: Competing Perspectives on Global Capitalism
Contemporary Security
Dissertation in Parliamentary Studies

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