MA Media and Globalisation
This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today’s communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes.
You will join a team of established experts who offer a unique course that combines both theoretical and practical approaches. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the main theoretical frameworks related to media and globalisation.
What you'll study
You will critically analyse the role and impact of the media industry in a global society to become critically aware of the implications of these debates for research strategies, theorising and practising.
Alongside the theoretical content, you will engage with the theory and practice of alternative audiovisual narratives and the key media production processes and professional practices relevant to media, cultural and communicative industries. You will engage with practical issues that are presently affecting media industries, this is directly relevant to those wishing to work in the media field in the future.
Our team of world-leading media academics will inspire you. Many combine not only outstanding research records but also successful media careers. This allows you to benefit from a broad range of experience and expertise from across the media fields. The media team pride themselves on their accessible, student-centred approach to teaching and are available for one-to-one tutorial support and guidance.
How you’re taught
Assessment of the course involves coursework, report writing, presentations and group work. The core of the course is structured with no formal examinations.
You will write a dissertation, and prepare work on research methods including an assessed dissertation proposal as part of the research training element of the degree. This varied pattern of assessment reflects the main aim of the course in preparing students for work either in academic, research, analysis or practical policy management fields.
Learn a new language
Alongside your study, you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have.
Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills, enrich your experience when travelling abroad and boost your career prospects.
Careers and employability
Recent graduates have gone on to a broad range of careers in the media and mobile industry. While this course serves as a stand-alone degree, its research focus also makes it suitable preparation for doctoral work.
Although this course does not offer a formal placement, it is vocationally focused and will help you to develop a broad range of transferable skills.
- A UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent
- Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our courses. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.
If you need to do a Pre-Masters course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our pre-masters and foundation courses page.
English language entry requirements
If English is not the first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests.
Location: Clifton campus
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Last updated September 28, 2018