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.
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Programme StructureResearch 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.
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- 18 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesCommunication Sciences Media Management Media Studies & Mass Media View 71 other Masters in Media Management in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International15000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 18 months.
National4395 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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.