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FMCS1000.4: Contemporary Cultures

Develops skills vital for the analysis of the current state of the media and your awareness of fake news and social media.

FMCS1000.4: Contemporary Cultures
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours

Learn how to analyse the current state of the media.

Explore key issues we face in contemporary society. You will explore fake news and post truth –and look to social media as a defining case study for our age.

What topics will you cover?

Please see the FMCS1000: Film, Media, Culture course handbook for more detail.

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone interested in media and film. It’s ideal for people looking to start or develop a career in film or television production, radio, journalism or marketing.

Who developed the course?

The University of Newcastle Australia

The University of Newcastle is a world-class university distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Ranked in Australia’s Top 10 universities, and 197th in the world (QS rankings, 2021).

  • Established1965
  • LocationNewcastle, Australia
  • World rankingTop 200Source: QS World University Rankings 2021