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TH982 - The Mediated Self Project

  • Module code: TH982
  • Module name: The Mediated Self Project
  • Department: School of Theatre & Performance Studies and Cultural & Media Policy Studies
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to: 1.Explore and put into practice the mediation of the self as a digitally literate citizen/consumer able to communicate to niche and broad audiences 2.Critically reflect upon the production of a mediated self through reference to established and emerging theories about identity in digital/online cultures. 3.Analyse and evaluate new methods of social and personal networking using media and communication strategies

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will be able to: 1.Understand the role of media and technology in the production of the self at personal and professional levels 2.Use new theoretical tools and methods for reflecting and evaluating upon mediated selfhood in a digital economy 3.Assess the nature of the self and selfhood as concepts as well as creatively practiced in mediated environments 4.Research and write a professionally referenced critical report upon a personal project 5.Work creatively and independently, responding to a brief, to develop a response to a personal and professional challenge

Timetabled teaching activities

Seminars, Lectures and tutorials.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: TH982-20)
A (Assessed work only) Portfolio Project 60%
  Written Reflection Report (2000 words) 40%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Postgraduate Taught Creative and Media Enterprises (W4P4) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Global Media and Communication (W4PG) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Cultural Policy and Management (W4PM) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Arts, Enterprise and Development (W4PQ) - Year 2