Communication, Media and Culture (BA)

- Single Honours Communication, Media and Culture
- Joint Honours Communication, Media and Culture

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Check your course induction activities below - full location details will be confirmed by 5 September.

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

Handbook

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Induction

Welcome and Induction, for all Education studies Undergraduate Students with Student Support Coordinator, Sarah Woodward.

B.138 / B.139, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

11:00am - 11:30am

Subject breakouts

AG.09, A Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

11:30am - 1:00pm

Campus tour and refreshments 

Glasgow Room, B Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet and Greet

An informal meeting to get to know the academics for your course with some current students

Refreshments will be available

AG.09, A Block, Harcourt Hill Campus

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Communication, Media and Culture subject meeting 

Compulsory meeting for all undergraduate Communication Media and Culture students with information about your course, modules, etc.with Subject Coordinator, Hannah Yelin


There are 2 meetings and you can choose which one you attend.


For Joint Honours students you need to go to meetings for both of your subjects;  you can choose which one you go to first

JHB.406, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

11:00am - 12:00pm

Communication, Media and Culture subject meeting 

Compulsory meeting for all undergraduate Communication Media and Culture students with information about your course, modules, etc.with Subject Coordinator, Hannah Yelin


There are 2 meetings and you can choose which one you attend.


For Joint Honours students you need to go to meetings for both of your subjects;  you can choose which one you go to first

JHB.406, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help adding on your optional modules for semester 2

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet Your Academic Adviser

Drop in to your Academic Adviser’s office for a quick chat anytime during these hours.

Your Academic Adviser will be an academic from your subject. For Joint Honours students, it will be someone from one of your subjects. Check your student information to see who your Academic Adviser is.

Please note that some Academic Advisers have arranged different times. Please check further down this page to see if this applies to your Academic Adviser.

To find out who your AA is, go to your student Information and to your student profile to find their name and contact details.

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 5:00pm

General Drop in Help Desk

Speak to one of the Student Support Coordinators with any issues or questions you might still have now that induction week is ending. 

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details

Student Support Coordinator

Sarah Woodward

swoodward@brookes.ac.uk

Subject Coordinator

Louise Stafford

19003766@brookes.ac.uk@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Lead 

Alice Gerlach

agerlach@brookes.ac.uk

Programme Administrator

Debra Bates

dbates@brookes.ac.uk

Academic Liaison Librarian 

Ashley Cushman

acushman@brookes.ac.uk

Academic Adviser meetings

Most Academic Advisers are available to meet their students between 2pm and 4pm on Thursday 22 September.  If your Academic Adviser has arranged a different meeting time it will be listed here. They will also email you to remind you.

Academic Adviser

Alternative Meeting Date/Time

Room

Hannah Yelin

Monday 26th September 11.00-1.00

B2.25

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used for your course's compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to purchase any of the books, they are all available in the university library.

Once you have chosen your optional modules, you will be able to contact the module leaders to request their reading lists.

For Joint Honours students, you will find your reading lists for your other subject on their new students web page

Communication, Media and Culture Single Honours

Semester 1 Modules Recommended Core Text

CMC4001

Understanding Communication

Hartley, J. (2020). Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts. 5th edn. Abingdon: Routledge.

CMC4002

Understanding Media

Branston, G. and Stafford, R. (2010). The Media Student’s Book. 5th ed. London:  Routledge

CMC4003

Investigating CMC

Bowman, P. (2012) Culture and the media. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Semester 2 Modules Recommended Core Text

CMC4006

Understranding Digital Cultures

Miller, V. (2020). Understanding Digital Culture. Sage (2nd Edition)

CMC4004

Understanding Culture

Storey, J. (2021). Cultural Theory and Popular Culture. 9th ed. London: Routledge

CMC4007

Producing and Editing Text for Publication

 

 

Communication, Media and Culture Joint Honours

Semester 1 Modules Recommended Core Text

CMC4001

Understanding Communication

Hartley, J. (2020). Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts. 5th edn. Abingdon: Routledge.

CMC4002

Understanding Media

 

Semester 2 Modules Recommended Core Text

CMC4004

Understanding Culture