Why study MA Race, Media and Social Justice at Goldsmiths, University of London?
- Goldsmiths is a centre of pioneering critical race scholarship and you will be taught by leading figures in the field.
- You’ll examine a range of different theoretical and philosophical approaches to race and ethnicity, including postcolonial and critical race theories, poststructuralist approaches, and theories of intersectionality.
- The degree is underpinned by a focus on the cultural industries and you’ll learn to apply these theories to understand why representations of race and ethnicity take the shape that they do in news, film and social media.
- You’ll expand your practical and academic knowledge of diversity in the media and other sectors through a series of industry talks from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) practitioners working in the industry.
- This MA is taught across two departments – Media, Communications and Cultural Studies and Sociology – that are recognised as world-leading in their respective disciplines.
- As a postgraduate student you will join a thriving intellectual community at Goldsmiths, while learning the skills that you will be able to apply to a range of careers, from media, to policy, to charity/NGOs and other forms of social enterprise.
This degree will equip you with the ability to recognise and negotiate sensitive ethical issues in research and representation. You will also hone your ability to listen and speak to diverse audiences.
As a graduate from this degree you will develop excellent critical thinking and teamwork skills. The practical and research elements of the course will also equip you with the skills to design and implement projects. These transferable skills are highly valued by employers across many sectors.
The knowledge and skills you will graduate with from this degree will mean you are well-equipped to enter a diverse range of roles, particularly in relation to issues of equality, diversity and social justice. This could include governmental and public administration roles, NGO and charity work, policy work, and business and communications. Moreover, the emphasis on media will suit graduates interested in careers in creative and cultural industries.
- Race Critical Theory and Cultural Politics
- Race and the Cultural Industries
- Dissertation for MA Race, Media and Social Justice
- Race, Empire and Nation
- Postcolonial Theory
- Race, Gender And Social Justice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEthnic Studies Sociology Media Studies & Mass Media View 277 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in United Kingdom
- You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject such as social sciences or humanities.
International16570 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16570 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA7750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Home/EU - part-time: £3875
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