Our aim is to provide a focus for creativity and innovation across a wide range of research ﬁelds. We provide a vibrant, intellectually challenging environment for postgraduate students who are keen to deepen their understanding of international communications issues.
This course will enable you to delve into the theory and practice of communications from many different angles. You will explore a range of critical-theoretical concepts, including globalisation, multiculturalism, mass culture, mass media, ‘the information society’ and post-modernity.
You will apply your knowledge to internationally relevant issues. This degree programme is designed to meet the needs of graduates from all disciplines who want to add international communications to their specialist knowledge. You will have the opportunity to study communications against the background of recent theoretical and methodological developments and will gain vital insights into the skills required by the contemporary communications sector.
Communications Theory and Research Methodologies Approaches to Globalisation and Contemporary Communications International Communications and Cultural Difference Dissertation in International Communications Studies
Optional Modules Group 1 (students must take a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 20 credits from this group)
A European language (Spanish, French or German) or East-Asian language (Chinese or Japanese) for International Students (students cannot elect to study their first language) and a European Language (Spanish, French or German) or Japanese for Chinese students. Students will be able to enter study at a level appropriate to their individual needs ranging from beginners through to intermediate and advanced.
Optional Modules Group 2 (students must take 40 to 60 credits from this group)
Journalism: Theory and Practice Chinese Journalism Digital and Creative Media Digital Games as Communication Comparative Mobile Studies
Ningbo Govt.International Student Scholarships for Acacemic Excellence
There are approximately 15 scholarships of 30,000 CNY (approx 3,000 GBP) available for masters applicants.Students who would like to apply for this scholarship will need to prepare their documents and submit to the Recruitment & Admissions Office by 31st May 2015
Value of Scholarship(s)
GBP 3,000 (approximate based on exchange rate)
Candidates must have a 2:1 or higher (or equivalent) and meet English Language requirements.
Students must complete a separate application and provide a separate personal statement in addition to applying for a Master's programme at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.