(LO1) Students will be able to define and critically evaluate key theories and concepts that explain the interplay between global news, media and war.
(LO2) Students will be able to discuss the current state of media freedom and journalistic practices around the world as well as the main contextual factors that influence those practices and the role journalists play both in the global South and in the global North.
(LO3) Students will be able to identify and analyse the history and ethics of foreign correspondence and explore the key factors that have contributed to the evolution and decline of foreign correspondence.
(LO4) Students will be familiar with and critically analyse different perspectives on the way states manage and audiences relate and react to distant conflict.
(LO5) Students will be able to articulate knowledge and a critical understanding of the historical shifts and continuities in war reporting in the modern era.
(S1) Problem solving/ critical thinking/ creativity analysing facts and situations and applying creative thinking to develop appropriate solutions.
(S2) Communication, listening and questioning respecting others, contributing to discussions, communicating in a foreign language, influencing, presentations.
(S3) Self-management readiness to accept responsibility (i.e. leadership), flexibility, resilience, self-starting, initiative, integrity, willingness to take risks, appropriate assertiveness, time management, readiness to improve own performance based on feedback/reflective learning.
(S4) Research management developing a research strategy, project planning and delivery, risk management, formulating questions, selecting literature, using primary/secondary/diverse sources, collecting & using data, applying research methods, applying ethics
(S5) Information literacy online, finding, interpreting, evaluating, managing and sharing information.