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Twenty-First Century Television

Course
FL2230
Master’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
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Application code
GU-24060
Tuition
Full education cost: 21 500 SEK
First payment: 21 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

This course provides you with knowledge about television in the twenty-first century. We will examine the development of so-called quality television programs, reality-television shows, reality competition as well as para-televisual forms of programming such as the web series and vlogs. Particular attention will be paid to economic, aesthetic, and technological factors in the rise of multi-season serial formats, new types of narrative complexity, and modified realisms (aesthetic, psychological, reality television, etc.) shaping character construction.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Completed courses for a bachelor degree, or the equivalent. In addition to this, competence in English that equals English B/English 6.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.