Media, Culture and Society - MA


University of Leicester    Media & Communication

Full time September MA 1 year full time Award winner
Communication & Media Studies (7) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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The MA in Media, Culture and Society is a dynamic programme that combines cultural studies, media, and sociology. It offers a comprehensive exploration of our contemporary culture and the digital realm, as well as developing critical analytical skills. The course boasts a strong focus on research methods, providing a solid foundation for further academic study or careers in fields such as Media/Communication Studies, Politics, and Sociology. With a wide range of module options, including Media Solidarities and Human Rights, Gender Politics in Contemporary Media, and New Communication Technologies, you'll have the opportunity to tailor your studies to your interests. Special consideration is given to applicants with relevant work experience.

About the course

The course combines cultural studies with media and sociology and explores processes and activities, from local to global levels. You will be introduced to the very latest research and theory in the study of our contemporary culture and the digital realm, how our world is portrayed in the media, as well as developing your critical analytical skills. There is a strong focus on research methods throughout the course, which provides students with a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing doctoral level study or working in fields such as Media/Communication Studies, Politics, Sociology, etc.

This is for you if... you are interested in studying media, communication and sociology at an advanced level and learning from some of the leading researchers in this academic field.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 degree from a British university in Media/Communication Studies, Politics, Sociology, Social/Cultural/Political Theory or Cultural Studies
Equivalent academic or professional qualification

We can give special consideration to applicants who have significant work experience in a relevant field.




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