Početna Doctoral cultural and media studies

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Doctoral cultural and media studies

This doctoral studies programme is harmonized with the Rulebook of the National Council for Higher Education of Serbia. The programme consists of two modules: Theory of Culture and Media and Communication Studies. It is composed in such a manner as to conduct one part of the programme as general-mandatory and the other part as per the candidate’s choice. The study programme has four main functions: theoretical-research, pedagogical, scientific-research and separate approaches for the issues in the fields of culture, communication, media, journalism, gender and anthropology. The curriculum and the syllabi of the particular courses have been made according to the contemporary international standards and are harmonized with three programmes of the European universities. The contents of the studies follow the programme orientation of previous levels of studies (undergraduate and master studies) and it is founded on contemporary achievements of scientific and best practice achievements in cultural and media studies. Within these doctoral studies, candidates will have an opportunity to choose the theoretical and empirical topics and problems of their choice, in the fields encompassed within the offered courses. For example, among the culture- and media-related theoretical problems, through specific fields like: image of the world in the European culture, intercultural studies of values, research of media, public sphere, media policies, media regulation and journalist genres. Besides, candidates are offered to choose the topics belonging to communication theories and intercultural communication. Within the elective courses it is possible to formulate the problem dealing with gender and gender relations. The studies also offer the anthropological topics, particularly those deriving from political anthropology, historical legacy and modernization in the Balkans. In other words, within this programme students will be able to choose and research the topics which are both of global and national nature, within the frameworks of cultural studies, media, communication studies, journalism, gender and culture, applied and political anthropology.

Coordinator of the doctoral cultural studies: Prof. Mirjana Vasovic

This study programme was accredited in 2015.

CURRICULUM

Semester 1

Theoretical-Epistemological and Methodological Approaches

Theoretical-Epistemological and Methodological Approaches 1 compulsory 6+0 10
Cultural and Media_Studies 1 elective 4+0 10
Contemporary Balkan Political and Historical Anthropology 1 elective 4+0 10
Media Context of Contemporary_Public Relations and Public Discourse 1 elective 4+0 10
The Culture of Expression in_Post-Journalism 1 elective 4+0 10
Philosophy of Religion 1 elective 4+0 10
The Public Sphere and the_Media 1 elective 4+0 10

Thematic elective bloc 1 (1 of 3 courses to be chosen)

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

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Contemporary Balkan Political and Historical Anthropology 1 elective 4+0 10
Media Context of Contemporary_Public Relations and Public Discourse 1 elective 4+0 10
The Public Sphere and the_Media 1 elective 4+0 10
The Culture of Expression in_Post-Journalism 1 elective 4+0 10
Philosophy of Religion 1 elective 4+0 10
Environmental Risks of the Modern Era 1 elective 4+0 10
Research of Electoral Campaign Strategies 1 elective 4+0 10
Representation and Political Institutions 1 elective 4+0 10
Social Capital, Participation and Social Changes 1 elective 4+0 10
Cultural and Media_Studies 1 elective 4+0 10

Thematic elective bloc 2 (one course to be chosen)

Semester 2

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(lectures + seminars)

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Research seminar 2 compulsory 4+0 10

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(lectures + seminars)

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Research of Political Culture Theoretical and Research Approaches 2 electoral 4+0 10
Theoretical-Research Approaches_and Methods in Theory of Culture and Media Studies 2 electoral 4+0 10
Concepts and Methods in_International and European Studies 2 electoral 4+0 10
Rational Choice 2 elective 4+0 10
Quantitative and Qualitative_Approaches in Social Research 2 elective 4+0 10
Norm, Text and Context 2 elective 4+0 10
The Manner of Drafting a Methodological Research Framework 1 elective 4+0 10

Theoretical research bloc (one course to be chosen)

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

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Theories and Policies on_Gender 2 elective 4+0
Intercultural Communication_European Media Policy and Regulation 2 elective 4+0
The History of the Image of the_World and the Main Phenomena of European Culture 2 elective 4+0
Dissidents in Modern Political_Thought 2 elective 4+0

Thematic electoral bloc 3 (one course to be chosen)

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

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Writing and defence of critical review of literature about the doctoral dissertation topic 3 compulsory 10
Writing and public defence of the dissertation draft 3 compulsory
Doctoral seminar 3 compulsory 2+0 10

Semester 4

Course

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Research study work 4 compulsory 10
Publishing of a research results paper 4 compulsory 10
Open doctoral seminar 4 compulsory 2+0 10

Semester 5

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(lectures + seminars)

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Registration of doctoral dissertation 5 compulsory 25
Research study work and dissertation writing 5 compulsory 5

Semester 6

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

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Research study work and dissertation writing 6 compulsory 25
Dissertation defence 6 compulsory 5