All teaching takes place on City Campus. Teaching rooms are all well equipped with data-projectors. The library is extremely well stocked, and increasingly appropriate literature is available in digital form.
Extensive use is made of on-line learning environments, which will provide you with easily accessible resources and facilities to support and enhance your study.
Many of the English and Media team are leading academics in their field and are widely recognised for their publications and research. Other members of staff have a background of working in the media and creative industries.
Alan Apperley Senior Lecturer Media
My research interests include Public Service Broadcasting, the media and democracy, and the idea of ‘sharing’ in social media. My most recent publications have been on pedagogy and the idea of therapy culture. I am a member of the Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA).
Stephen Jacobs Senior Lecturer Media
My academic background is in Indian religions, but I have long had an interest in religion and the media. I am interested and published both in how the media represents religion and also how various religious groups use new media forms, like computer games and social network sites. I am also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a member of the Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA).
Dr. William Pawlett Senior Lecturer in Media and Humanities
My research interests include Media and Cultural Theory and Continental Philosophy. I was nominated for Students’ Union and Vice-Chancellor’s awards for teaching. I Teach on the BA Media, MA Popular Culture and MRes Human Sciences.The modules I teach include: Key Concepts, Analysing Media Texts, Global Media/Global Culture, Media, Consumerism and the Body, Media Activism.
Manuel Hernandez Senior Lecturer, Course Leader MA in Public Relations and Corporate Communications
A former Reuters correspondent, Manuel has worked for numerous global media outlets, such as CNN and other multinational corporations. He has focused his work on two main areas: generation of news content for specialised audiences (financial, business and political affairs) and planning and implementing corporate communications, PR and marketing plans.
Originally from South America, where he also worked for Brahma and Unilever in marketing and public relations, he has been teaching media-related modules at the University of Wolverhampton since 2006.