The MA in Media and Communications offers students a broad foundation in media including training in theory, research methods and contemporary topics.
The MA in Media and Communications offers students a broad foundation in media including training in theory, research methods and contemporary topics. You will examine today’s global, digital and cultural issues shaping current media landscapes. You will learn about the history of mass communication and key trends in emerging and networked media industries, including print, visual and interactive media. In addition, you will explore how international media systems shape our view of the world. You will develop a range of media and communication skills that are essential for a variety of media platforms and activities. You will learn research and analysis, how to plan and execute media projects and how to produce material in print, film and online formats.
Why should I choose this programme?
With London as a cultural and media capital, the course provides the perfect stage both for analysing the media and learning to create it. London is a hub of creative and technological innovation, characteristic of media and communications. This programme equips students to understand and gain experience in this dynamic media world. The programme is flexible, enabling you to gain knowledge in particular areas of interest within media and communications as well as selecting from a diverse range of electives in order to broaden your knowledge base and skill set. You will benefit from small classes taught by academic experts and industry professionals who are specialists in their field. Classes are also enhanced by guest lectures from experts, field trips and visits to relevant media events and organisations.
Key skills, aims and objectives
You will gain -
- Establish a thorough understanding of media in today’s fast-paced and rapidly changing global cultures
- Develop critical evaluation and knowledge skills
- Become global citizens with broad-based media and communications expertise and personal specialization
A postgraduate qualification in media and communications will open opportunities in diverse employment fields such as the communications industries, global public relations firms, fashion industry, charities and public institutions. Some graduates combine their communications skills with other skills in business, marketing or management and become entrepreneurs and small business owners.
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Last updated October 13, 2017