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By the end of this module students should have:1. Developed an understanding of some of the main political economic events that have shaped the world in recent years, with a focus on current events.2. Understood what factors influence mass media coverage of current affairs and developed a critique of the media.3. Developed critical thinking and reading skills.Indicative Module Content:
Topics covered may include: war on drugs, terrorism, media studies, etc.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Multiple choice questionnaire.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Assignment: Essay-based assignment.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback is given to the class post-assessment and individually when requested.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Thurs 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 11:00 - 11:50|