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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Ivans Jānis Mihailovs
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Communication Science
Branch of science:Communication Sciences; Communication Theory


To give an insight into the history of communication as a process, paying special attention to historical development of Latvian communication. The course reviews the emergence and development of different types of communication, characterises historical aspects of functioning of Latvian media, provides an overview of preconditions for the establishment of the Latvian media system, sketches media development prospects at the beginning of the 21st century.



Learning outcomes


Students analyse regularities in the development of communication.


Students work with literature on the history of communication, use approaches of the history of communication in their research.


Students are aware of the sequence of stages in the development of communication when analysing modern communication phenomena.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
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Multimedia Communication, MK1Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs
Multimedia Communication, MKN3Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs
Public Relations, SA1Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs
Journalism, ZR1Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Ivans Jānis Mihailovs