It aims to give you an advanced understanding of theoretical and applied knowledge in the intersecting fields of politics and communication research. It provides you with the flexibility to pursue particular topics of interest in the fields of media, politics and communication, culminating in an independent research project in politics and communications. The Politics and Communication programme from London School of Economics and Political Science is ideal preparation for research work and employment in media, politics, communication and related fields.
You will study compulsory courses in Political Communication, Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications, Methods of Research in Media and Communications and Democracy and the Media, and optional courses to the value of one unit. You will also have the opportunity to take courses taught in the Department of Government, in addition to those within your Department.
We attract students from a diverse range of backgrounds, often including those with professional experience of working in media and communications-related fields, offering the opportunity to network and exchange ideas.
On graduating, our students enter a variety of careers in the UK and abroad, including broadcasting, journalism, advertising, new media industries, political marketing, market research, regulation and policy, media management and research in both the public and private sectors.
- Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications
- Modern Campaigning Politics
- Methods of Research in Media and Communications
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesCommunication Studies Political Science View 490 other Masters in Political Science in United Kingdom
- 2:1 degree or equivalent in social science. Applicants welcome from those with professional experience in the media and communications sectors
International24456 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24456 GBP per year during 12 months.
National24456 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24456 GBP per year during 12 months.
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