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An Introduction to the Norwegian Media System in a Global Context

Undervisningssemester

Spring

Mål og innhald

The course gives an introductory overview of the Norwegian media system, its characteristics and its organization in a comparative international context. The media system plays a key role in developing and fostering democratic conditions in Norway. It serves as arena for freedom of speech, is characterized by a high level of press freedom and is populated by a strong public service broadcasting institution. It thus provides an interesting case for comparison. From the perspective of media studies, the course provides a historically grounded introduction to Norwegian media institutions which also deals with recent developments of digital media.

Læringsutbyte

A student who has completed the course should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge 

The candidate has a basic knowledge of

  • key Norwegian media institutions
  • the characteristics of the Norwegian media system
  • media use in Norway
  • key economic and political conditions for media production

Skills

The candidate can

  • give an overview of the characteristics and organization of the Norwegian media system in a global context
  • critically assess the role of this the Norwegian media system in Norwegian society

Krav til forkunnskapar

None

Krav til studierett

The course is open for students at the University of Bergen

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

Lectures and weekly seminars.

Obligatorisk undervisningsaktivitet

Participation in a weekly seminar and submission of a written exercise is mandatory.

Accepted (mandatory) exercise is valid this term and the following term of exam.

Vurderingsformer

6 hours written school exam (in English or Norwegian).

Karakterskala

A-F

Fagleg overlapp

In combination with the completed exam in MEVI101, a successful exam in the MEVI111 will only result in 10 ECTS.

Vurderingssemester

Assessment in teaching semester and the following semester

Kontakt

Kontaktinformasjon

advice@media.uib.no

Eksamensinformasjon

  • Klokkeslett for oppstart av skoleeksamen kan endre seg fra kl 09.00 til 15.00 eller vice versa inntil 14 dager før eksamen. Eksamenslokale publiseres 14 dager før eksamen. Kandidatene finner sin egen romplassering på Studentweb 3 dager før eksamen.

  • Vurderingsordning: Skuleeksamen

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