12 months
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15000 GBP/year
7750 GBP/year
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About

At the International Political Communication programme from Bournemouth University, develop an advanced understanding of the issues and debates surrounding political communication, focusing on areas such as diplomacy, campaigning, reporting and media effects contextualised within the 21st Century communication and media environment.

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Overview

Why study MA International Political Communication at BU?

  • Incorporating an international perspective, you’ll be provided with insights into the latest techniques of political communication using the most recent technological innovations  
  • Analyse current issues and practice with aims to ask difficult questions about the fields of social science, psychological and international/diplomatic relations  
  • Benefit from BU’s extensive connections with a range of political organisations, local, national and international pressure groups, charities and communication consultancies 
  • Learn from academics whose links with research institutions and political organisations span across the globe, from Massachusetts and Prague to Bogota and Auckland 
  • Engage in research with the Centre for Comparative Politics & Media Research. 

Careers

Students who graduate from this International Political Communication programme from Bournemouth University will:

  • Be equipped with the critical and analytical skills to pursue research within the field of political communication and related disciplines
  • Possess appropriate academic and professional transferable skills
  • Be well-versed in a number of pervasive issues that shape and set the parameters for contemporary international political communications scholarship and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Theory & Political Communication
  • The Psychodynamics of Political Culture and Society
  • Political Journalism
  • Political Marketing & Campaigning
  • Diplomacy & International Relations
  • Research Imagination

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent 
  • Required subjects include: Media and Communication, Politics, Public Relations, Journalism, Sociology or Social Policy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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