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MA in Media and Communications
18 - 36 months
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Explore the latest media industry challenges, see how communication policies are shaped, and understand how political factors are driving change.
The MA in Media and Communications explores current developments in international media, and how the sector is affected by globalisation. The programme delivers advanced theory and the most up-to-date practical skills to be able to begin a variety of careers in the media industry. Through analysis of existing media, new digital media, research methodologies, and new information and communication technologies, graduates will possess the expertise essential for a successful media career.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MA in Media and Communications (Global Media) programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Media and communication theory
  • Research methodology
  • Understanding the global audience
  • Moral and ethical considerations in international media
  • Gender and identity studies
  • You will study your programme with the online learning organisation InterActive, a leader in the provision of e-learning. Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via InterActive’s Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • UK applicants - bachelor’s degree (any class), or equivalent, in any field
      Overseas applicants - UK bachelor degree equivalent (any class)

    • Alternative route - applicants who do not meet the stated academic requirements can apply via our mature route. You will be requested to provide evidence of 3 years' managerial work experience, plus transcripts of your highest qualification achieved to date.

    • Language proficiency - minimum IELTS 5.5 in all bands, high school completed in English language, a bachelor’s degree completed in an English medium, or at least 2 years’ work experience in an English-speaking environment

  • 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. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus

  • Information presented is based on data collected from our intakes between 2015-2017.


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