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M.Phil. On Campus

Media and Communication

Bournemouth University

18 months
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15000 GBP/year
4395 GBP/year
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About

From law, computer animation and media production to communication and journalism, our Faculty of Media & Communication offers many opportunities for research across a wide range of specialisms. The Media and Communication programme is offered by Bournemouth University.

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Overview

A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is an excellent precursor to a PhD and undertaking this two-year course in the Faculty of Media & Communication will give you access to experts and resources in a wide range of media and communications fields, as well as law. The Media and Communication programme is offered by Bournemouth University .

The research strategy in the faculty is aligned with Bournemouth University’s 2025 vision and strategic plan; a plan that stresses real-world impact, the enrichment of society and the economy, and advancing knowledge to significantly influence challenges world-wide.

Research projects within the faculty have had a significant impact on a number of worldwide issues including digital and technological futures; The implications of 3D printing for Intellectual Property, Afterglow, The impact of digital technologies on readers and reading and global security; Tear gas, policing and human rights.

Transferable skills and academia

Undertaking a research degree will not only allow you to carry out research in a specialist field, it will also equip you with a range of transferable skills that can be applied to roles within project management, commercial research and development, or consultancy services.

You may also decide that you would like to pursue a career within academia, developing the research that you undertake during your MPhil and sharing your expertise with others who have an interest in a similar field.

Programme Structure

Research study areas
  • We have an international reputation for delivering high-quality research projects, with some of our work published in leading national and international journals. Within the faculty we have experts in journalism, communication, animation techniques, software development, media education and digital archiving, all of whom work together to deliver exciting and ground-breaking research. 
  • Key subject areas you can apply to study for your MPhil within the Faculty of Media & Communication are listed in this section. Our research themes run across all areas and some are cross-faculty across the University. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We would normally expect you to have an Honours degree at Upper Second Class (2:1) and/or an appropriate Master's degree.
  • Some supervisors may ask you for additional entry requirements such as relevant work experience, evidence of written work, or previous study of a particular subject.
  • An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and/or a relevant Master's degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    4395 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4395 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • UK: £4,395 per year for a full-time programme and £2,197.50 per year for a part-time programme. 
  • Internationals: full-time programmes cost between £15,000 per year (for library-based study) and £17,000 per year (for lab-based study)

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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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