About this unit
This online unit in Television Studies from Open Universities Australia and Griffith University focuses on television within cultural, historical, economic and aesthetic contexts.
You will become familiar with key critical and theoretical arguments and debates related to television and media in general, and also read, discuss, critique and apply theoretical concepts.
This unit will also improve your ability to analyse different types of media texts, written arguments, and visual texts, as well as improve your critical thinking and writing skills.
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To be eligible for this unit, you must have completed level 1 units.
This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Arts, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Communication, Griffith University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Television Studies unit, the topics you will study include:
- Introduction to television studies
- Production: technology and convergence
- Policy: broadcast and post broadcast television
- Programs: texts, formats and style
Why Open Universities Australia?
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.
OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.
The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.