Media, Communication and Sustainability, 7.5 Credits

This course examines sustainability from perspectives in media and communications studies. It explores environmental, social, and economic effects and functions of media from a sustainability lens. Areas of focus include how news media can deal with sustainability, the materiality of media technologies, gender equality in the media industry, “green washing”, and critiques of the variety of usages of the term sustainability.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, the level of specialised study for general qualification cannot be classified (GXX)


School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: General entry requirements for university studies.

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching methods
The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1812