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Media and Cultural Studies - MA (January start)


University of Sussex School of Media, Arts and Humanities

Full time January MA 1 year

About the course

Take a cultural studies approach to the media. You'll engage with key theoretical debates that bridge the arts and social sciences.

Study the media (the press, broadcasting, film and digital media) as institutions, texts and systems of representation. You’ll explore the media’s political, social and cultural power in everyday life and the public sphere. You’ll:

  • develop a skills portfolio in critical analysis, creative thinking and research methods
  • choose from a wide variety of options, allowing you to set your own intellectual agenda
  • gain methodological knowledge to research a wide range of media.

We offer exceptional opportunities for graduate study. We have a thriving research culture in media theory and cultural studies. This Masters offers you an opportunity to understand and question

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Entry Requirements

Degree requirements:
You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Subject-specific requirements:
Your qualification should be in media and communication studies or a relevant social sciences or humanities subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

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