HFMB15114U Analysis of Digital Media

Volume 2023/2024

Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Film and Mediea Studies, 2019, BA




The course introduces to digital media and their theory, history, aesthetics, function, and impact on society. After an introduction to different theoretical perspectives on media (e.g. medium theory and medialization theory) we will turn to topics such as media archaeology and -materiality, digital publics and political communication, media use and participatory culture, misinformation and surveillance. We analyze social media (e.g. Facebook and Twitter), digital visual media (e.g. photography), and other forms of digital media.

Students can expect an active semester with smaller written assignments, analytic assignments, presentations, and discussions. The course concludes with a written assignment (groups possible).


Class teaching, written exercises, presentations and group work.
Students at Communication and IT are not allowed to follow this module.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 84
  • Preparation
  • 325,5
  • Total
  • 409,5
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
Type of assessment
Type of assessment details
The Exam will be conducted in English
Exam registration requirements

Active class participation is defined as:

Approval of at least 5 of the 6-10 set assignments of max. one standard page each.

At least 75% attendance in classes.



Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Exam period



Look here:  Eksamensdatoer - ”find tid og sted”. The list will be published at the start of the semester.


Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Film and Media, 2019, BA:




Look here:  Eksamensdatoer - ”find tid og sted”.

Criteria for exam assesment