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Media, Communication and Development

London School of Economics and Political Science

12 months
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The Media, Communication and Development programme from London School of Economics and Political Science offers an intensive, year-long exploration of a wide range of contemporary issues in media, communications and development.

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Overview

The main aim of the programme is to offer an advanced interdisciplinary education and training in contemporary theory and research in the field of media, communication and development, and their application in the Global South, with a particular emphasis on low income country contexts.

The programme will enable you to critically examine the intersection of the fields of media and communications and development research. You will develop an understanding of a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of development, media and communication. The Media, Communication and Development programme from London School of Economics and Political Science will provide you with research training, which will prove valuable if you wish to go on to pursue MPhil/PhD research in the media, communication and development field, and will prepare you for work in a variety of media, communication and development related careers.

Careers

On graduating, our students enter a variety of careers in the UK and abroad, including NGO communications, broadcasting, journalism, advertising, new media industries, political marketing, market research, regulation and policy, media management and research in both the public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications
  • Critical Approaches to Media, Communication and Development
  • Methods of Research in Media and Communications
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent in social science, or degree in another field with professional experience in the media and communications field. Exceptionally, professional experience alone

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    23520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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