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International Communications and Development MA


City, University of London    Department of Sociology

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

About the course

International and development policy is influenced by communications. In our globally respected MA programme at a University ranked first in London for Communication and Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2020), you will explore how this happens within a sociological context.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You stand to benefit from the global development perspective given in this MA. You will develop a wider world-view through a grounding in the social, economic and political discussions of development and communications.

You will develop analytical and critical skills through a detailed independent analysis of development programmes from the sector and engage with contemporary human rights issues.

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Entry Requirements

You should have a first or second-class honours degree in any subject. However, applications are also welcome from those with experience in the media, information or communication sectors. An equivalent qualification from an overseas university will be considered.

No formal training in economics is required.


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Student Profile(s)

Kawtar Bennouna

Kawtar Bennouna is the Student Representative of the International Communications and Development MA

Why did you choose to study at City University London?

The course offered by City is the perfect match of the two fields I am particularly interested in. And I wanted to enrich my previous undergraduate studies in my home country by studying in London.

What do you enjoy most about your course?

I enjoy studying within a truly international environment and receiving exhaustive feedback on my coursework.

What has been your favourite module and why?

My favorite module has been Social media and engagement. It is an innovative course with interesting case studies and projects.

What has been a highlight of your course so far?

The high standard and enthusiastic teaching, meeting incredible friends, and living in the most beautiful and cosmopolitan city in the world.

What do you plan to do after you graduate?

After I graduate, I intend to work and want to apply the theoretical knowledge I learned to real-life situations. I am mainly interested in working in communications and sales.

I have enjoyed being the Student Representative of the International Communications and Development MA and the university has provided me with a truly enriching and stimulating environment. Both the program and the activities I engaged in gave me more confidence. I feel prepared for the professional world.

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