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MA Global Media and Communication


National University of Ireland, Galway Ryan Institute

Full time September MA One Year

About the course

The MA Global Media and Communication aims to prepare graduates to work as professionals in the broad creative industries with a specialism in a chosen area. It will focus on fostering a critical understanding of the changing global media environment and on preparing graduates who will have an insight into the role of the media and how society exchanges information through communication in democratic societies, as placed within historical and theoretically-grounded contexts. With platform convergence, and a dissolving of the walls between information and entertainment media, the study of media and communication—in particular with a focus on international issues such as globalisation; populism; sustainability; digital literacy; verification and mis-information—has resonance with graduates

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Entry Requirements

To be accepted you must have a minimum Second Class Honours degree (2.1 or 2.2), or be in your final year of study and expecting to graduate this Summer. We also welcome applications from people with prior experience in journalism looking to update their skills. The programme is particularly welcoming to international students. We welcome application from all academic backgrounds, particularly Arts and humanities, science and business graduates. English language requirement: IELTS of 7.0 overall with not less than 6.0 in any component.


Fees

EU: €8,500
Non EU: €16,500

Course Content


Where is National University of Ireland, Galway


Scholarships

NUI Galway Postgraduate Merit Scholarships

NUI Galway International Postgraduate Merit Scholarships

Government of Ireland – International Education Scholarship

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

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