Checking date: 06/07/2021

Course: 2024/2025

Television Studies
Dual Bachelor in Journalism and Film, Television and Media Studies (Plan: 384 - Estudio: 231)

Coordinating teacher: GIL VÁZQUEZ, ASIER

Department assigned to the subject: Communication and Media Studies Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


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.
Skills and learning outcomes
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

Extraordinary call: regulations
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 may change due academic events or other reasons.