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Full time September MA 1 year full time

About the course

This course explores the rapidly evolving role of communication in political life, both nationally and internationally, and examines how changes, including the increasing importance of ‘spin doctors’, image-based politics, the 24-hour news cycle and the globalisation of media, are shaping politics.

Overview

The MA Political Communication will deepen your understanding of political communication in national and international contexts and, where relevant, your skills in this field.

You will:

  • Explore the political content of the mass media
  • Deepen academic and practical understanding of the actors and agencies involved in the production of political news and information
  • Examine the impact of media coverage of politics on audiences
  • Explore the interaction between media systems and political systems

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will need to complete an online applications form which will then be considered by an admissions tutor.

Applicants should possess a higher education degree of at least lower second class honours (2:2), or a non-UK qualification recognised by the University as being equivalent to this. This requirement may be waived for candidates with relevant professional qualifications or experience.

You will be asked to provide references in support of their application, one of which will need to be from previous academic study.

Applications are considered throughout the year.


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