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

About the course

The media play an important role in entertaining and informing the public, but they also make up a global industry that employs thousands of people. This course will give you an insight into both aspects of the media industries, as you critically analyse their cultural and economic dimensions.

You'll explore the full range of media production, from individual bloggers to huge corporations. Taking an international approach, you’ll study the development of contemporary media to understand current trends.

It’s an interdisciplinary course, drawing on communication and cultural studies, economics, anthropology, business and management studies, sociology, politics, law, literature, art history and music.

Guided by active researchers in the field, many of whom are involved in our Media Industries

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons) in: sociology, literature, communication studies, media studies or cultural industry studies/management. We may give preference to applicants who exceed our entry requirements.

Relevant professional experience may also be considered from an applicant with an undergraduate degree in a preferred subject. We may request additional documenation to inform our decision. Please note that meeting the entry requirements of this course doesn't guarantee an offer of a place.

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Student Profile(s)

Matthew Lovatt

"I was drawn to the School of Media and Communication because I knew it had a reputation for being one of the best in the country. The School provides excellent facilities for its Masters students, like its dedicated postgraduate room, and there are also a wide-range of interesting modules to choose from taught by internationally renowned scholars."


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