MA in Media & Communications
- 18 months
- For information about our instalment plans or applying for a partial bursary please fill in the enquiry form on the right
The online master’s degree in Media and Communications from the London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA), has been designed to meet the increasing demand for the advanced skills and expertise needed to work at the heart of the international media industry.
Providing you with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary developments across numerous media channels and outlets, you’ll learn how these processes are shaped and defined by globalisation. LCCA’s experienced industry professionals will enhance your existing understanding of new information and communication technologies, as well as encouraging you to examine and question media concepts such as demographic identity and collective culture.
And to round up your programme, you’ll consider how the media business and its methodologies affect discourse among audiences across the globe, bearing in mind notions of ethnicity, nationality, and gender. On successful completion of the course you’ll have gained a broad portfolio of up-to-date and sought-after competencies which will allow you to take the next step in a successful Media and Communications career.
*Intakes are subject to change.
- Acquire the skills needed to work in the Media and Communications industries internationally
- Gain in depth knowledge of issues related to media and communications
- Learn about global developments in the media and communications industries
- Explore the complex nature of the globalisation process, particularly the emergence of both supra-national and sub-national developments
- Investigate new contexts of production as well as questions of collective culture and identity
- Learn how to research media in a concise manner
- Examine the relationship between media and political communication, sociology, psychology, ethnicity/nationalism, gender, and identity
The innovative InterActive platform delivers LCCA's on-campus experience 100% online via:
- A fully flexible online programme featuring the same academic experience as an LCCA on-campus course
- A knowledgeable faculty of expert tutors with professional insight
- HD video sessions with your tutors, case studies, and access to the latest networking tools
- A personalised service including tutor support and help navigating the online platform
On graduation you will be awarded an MA in Media and Communications, validated by the International Telematic University Uninettuno, a respected Italian academic institution.
You can complete your studies in Media and Communications in 18 months.
To make your admission onto the programme as straightforward as possible, we recommend making sure that you satisfy the course entry requirements first, and provide all the necessary documentation with your application.
After successful enrolment you will be given access to your personal InterActive account, which contains a wide range of helpful online study resources. Each module is taught via:
- HD-quality video lectures with comprehensive lecture notes
- Real-world case studies
- A distinguished faculty of expert tutors with genuine industry insight
- Interactive discussion forums with your classmates and tutors
- Personalised support from experienced professionals
On completion of the programme you will receive an MA in Media and Communications degree validated by the International Telematic University Uninettuno.
Please note that all students are provided free downloadable e-readers for their core modules. Unless otherwise specified, other course materials such as optional reading and textbooks are not included within the fee. Before registering, please review the description and contact us with any further questions.
Programme modules within the online MA in Media and Communications are delivered by London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) and in cooperation with the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO. This ensures that you will benefit from the industry insight and professional expertise of tutors from two respected academic institutions as you study towards your postgraduate degree.
The following modules are delivered by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO:
- Media and religion: Pope Francis' model of communication (20 credits)
- Media ethics in professional journalism (20 credits)
The following modules are delivered by London College of Contemporary Arts:
- Media and communication theory: introduction (10 credits)
- Research methodologies for media and communications (10 credits)
- Analysing media discourse (20 credits)
- Media audiences: understanding audiences and their behaviour (20 credits)
- Media, ethnicity and nationality (20 credits)
- Media, gender and identity (20 credits)
The final dissertation project is valued at 60 credits.