- You will be taught by members of the Glasgow University Media Group, which has an international reputation for pioneering research methods in media and communications.
- The Glasgow University Media Group comprises industry-trained programme-makers and the programme includes a practical element related to transferable skills for employability.
- The city of Glasgow is the centre of the media industry in Scotland and is home to the headquarters of BBC Scotland, STV and a range of major press titles including The Herald and The Daily Record. The Media Group has strong connections with local industry.
- Researchers from the Glasgow University Media Group have presented their work globally, given expert evidence to Westminster select committees and appear regularly on the BBC and other news outlets.
- You can choose optional courses from areas such as economics, criminology, human rights, sociology, and politics whose research is at the forefront of debates about the role of the media in society.
The Media, Communications and International Journalism programme from University of Glasgow is aimed at those interested in pursuing careers in the public domain (journalism, public relations, factual TV and radio, government bodies, voluntary organisations, museums) where skills in media and communications are essential. However, a working and critical knowledge of media and communications is increasingly desirable in areas as diverse as health, education and finance.
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- Media, Communications and Journalism: Criticism and Theory
- Research Design
- Researching Audiences and Media Representations
- Producing News or Writing News
- China's International Politics
- Crime, Media and Popular Culture
- Global Economy
- Human Rights and Global Politics
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Round 1: 1 October to 26 November
- Round 2: 27 November 2021 to 25 February
- Round 3: 26 February to 27 May
- Round 4: 28 May to 8 July
DisciplinesJournalism Media Studies & Mass Media Digital Communication View 337 other Masters in Media Studies & Mass Media in United Kingdom
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- 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in sociology, politics, economics, history or related social science subject.
You should also submit a personal statement of around 300 words. This should cover two areas:
- the degree to which your previous educational and professional experiences and interests make you a suitable candidate for the programme.
- the motivation for applying for this programme specifically - and how the methods and insights offered by social science will help you in the development of good journalism skills and practice.
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International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- UK Part-time fee: £1056 per 20 credits
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.