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Media, Communication and Culture

University of Roehampton

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
14504 GBP/year
6824 GBP/year
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About

The Media, Communication and Culture programme from the University of Roehampton is ideal if you wish to pursue media, communications and cultural inquiry in order to develop a media-based career. This course is taught by researchers who are recognised leaders in their field. 

Overview

On the  Media, Communication and Culture programme from the University of Roehampton, you will cover all aspects of media, communications and cultural studies, from exploring cultural theories and concepts such as Marxism, post-Marxism, feminism, psychoanalysis, post-colonialism and globalisation, to the developments and debates around media and cultural industries such as TV, film, print media and the internet. You will analyse the politics of identity in the context of media and cultural representations, especially in the changing media and web landscape.

You’ll be taught by staff who have strong research profiles with publications in the area of cultural studies theory, culture and politics, tabloid culture, reality television, psychoanalysis, television history and industry, the globalisation of media and culture, contemporary trends in the television industry, as well as travel writing. 

Career options

The MA helps students prepare for successful careers in communications and the cultural industries including film, journalism and publishing. Students may opt to do media research or further academic study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Politics of Identity
  • Communication and Culture: Theories and Approaches 
  • Research Methods: Communication and Culture
  • Identity, Travel and Culture
  • Global Media and Communications
  • Media, Culture and the Inner World
  • The Media and the Social Self
  • Media and Memory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: you will need to apply for a student visa to study in the UK. Please check the university website for fixed deadlines.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

PGDip: 120

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. Advice on recognition can be obtained from the Admissions Office. 
  • Non-graduates with appropriate professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis by Programme Conveners; contact details can be found on the individual programme page. Applicants will be expected to apply and register for the full master's award.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14504 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14504 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6824 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6824 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • £380 per ten credits (part-time UK/EU)
  • £806 per ten credits (part-time International)

Funding

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