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International Communication - MA

University of Leeds School of Media and Communication

Full time & Part time September MA 12 months full time; 24 months part time

About the course

This course will give you an understanding of how messages flow across borders in a globalised world and how they relate to political, economic and cultural affairs.

You’ll explore the concept of ‘global media’ and whether mass media inspire or simply report events. You’ll look at the role of social media in communication and how global audiences understand and consume media products.

Core modules will give you the context and theoretical knowledge to consider these questions, and you’ll choose from optional modules to focus on the areas that suit your interests or career aspirations. The content of the course modules is informed by the research interests and practice of academic staff who teach them.

You could study war reporting, identity in the media, public relations and more, to gain

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) in one of the following (theory focused) subjects: sociology; language and literature, international relations, politics, communications, media studies.

Applicants with theory-based degrees in other subjects may be considered on an individual basis. Relevant professional experience may also be considered from those with an undergraduate degree in a preferred subject. We may request additional documentation to help inform our decision. Please note that meeting the entry requirements of this course doesn't guarantee an offer of a place.

Course Content

Where is University of Leeds

Student Profile(s)

Larai Jakonda

"I enjoyed all aspects of the course. One module I particularly enjoyed was Communication and Development, in which we had to come up with communication strategies to tackle developmental issues.

I also enjoyed making use of the excellent and up-to-date learning facilities and being taught by highly qualified and experienced lecturers, who are easy to interact with, and ready to assist."


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