Checking date: 05/09/2017

Course: 2020/2021

Television Studies
Study: Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Film, Television and Media Studies (231)

Coordinating teacher: PALACIO ARRANZ, JOSE MANUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
1. Ability to understand and assimilate television from an academic perspective. 2. Knowledge of the main theories and methodologies in the study of television. 3. Ability to apply various theories and methodologies to the production of television programs 4. Ability to accomplish a medium-sized research in the field of Television Studies.
Description of contents: programme
1. Television Studies as an academic discipline. 2. History of television: industry, models and processes of globalization. 3. Television as a source of history: construction of collective imagination. 4. The television genres as cultural categories. 5. TV and ideology. Identity politics.
Learning activities and methodology
1. Theoretical classes. 2. Practical exercises. 3. Homework.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Bignell, J. An Introduction to Television Studies. Routledge, New York. 2004
  • Corner, J. Critical ideas in Television Studies. Oxford University Press, Oxford.. 1999
  • Miller, T.. Television Studies. British Film Institute. 2002

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.