MST - Media Studies

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the MST subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

MST 100 - Introduction to Media Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The discipline of Media Studies, how it has developed, its historical objects and contemporary tools of study, and how it contributes to our understanding of culture.


MST 200 - Critical Media Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A genealogy of advanced Media Studies theories and approaches in their historical contexts. Corerequisite: MST 100.


MST 210 - Contemporary Media Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Key topical and changing trends and issues in contemporary media culture. Prerequisite: MST 100.


MST 300 - Researching Media View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A survey of research methods in media studies, including quantitative and qualitative methods, media archaeology, as well as practical forms of research creation. Prerequisite: MST 100.


MST 310 - Media Professions, Institutions and Ethics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theoretical and ethical issues surrounding the political economy of media, democracy, censorship, and freedom of expression, regulation and control, privacy, surveillance, and sousveillance. Prerequisite: MST 100.


MST 350 - Understanding Video Games View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Beginning with an exploration of games in general and leading to modern video games. Prerequisite: CMPUT 250 or consent of the Program.


MST 351 - Understanding Video Games View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Beginning with an exploration of games in general and leading to modern video games. This course will be delivered on-line and is offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Not open to students with credit in or enrolled in STS 350.


MST 400 - Media Portfolio View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

In this capstone course, students will produce individually or collaboratively designed and executed analytic or creative projects. Prerequisite: *3 in MST at the 300-level or consent of the Program Administrator.


MST 497 - Directed Reading in Media Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of the Program Administrator.


MST 499 - Special Topics in Media Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of the Program Administrator.