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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Ilva Skulte, Ilva Skulte
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Communication Science
Branch of science:Communication Sciences


To master the theoretical perspective and analytical approach to understand the changing field of cultural journalism in the context of modern media system and cultural life.


Basic knowledge in media and communication theories, history of communication and ethics.

Learning outcomes


Students can name and explain theoretical approaches and main discussed matters in the area of cultural media and cultural journalism, as well as basic elements of analysis for the analysis of cultural journalism.


Students are ready:
• to critically analyse products of cultural journalism in different types of media;
• to provide consultations to media and public relations specialists on matters of cultural journalism;
• to create critical articles and/or shows in the field of cultural journalism.


Students are able to use their knowledge in the field of cultural media and cultural journalism to be able to develop independent, sustainable cultural journalism projects and to identify problems related to the agenda, journalistic quality, audience and media specifics of cultural journalism.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
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Multimedia Communication, MK5Bachelor’sLimited choiceUna Meistere, Ingvilda Strautmane, Anda Rožukalne, Ilva Skulte, Dita Rietuma, Orests Silabriedis
Multimedia Communication, MKN7Bachelor’sLimited choiceAnda Rožukalne, Ilva Skulte, Dita Rietuma
Journalism, ZR5Bachelor’sLimited choiceGunta Gaidamaviča, Anda Rožukalne, Ilva Skulte, Dita Rietuma, Edgars Raginskis, Ingvilda Strautmane, Una Meistere, Zane Volkinšteine