- This Media, Culture and Society programme from University of Glasgow offers a combination of social sciences and arts insights on how we live in today’s media age.
- One-third of the degree is based on choice of an independent dissertation or a collaborative group project.
- It equips students to be critical research-led experts in the opportunities and threats posed by interactions with and dependencies on contemporary media.
- This programme addresses urgent issues of our age: power, inequality, identity politics, trust and journalism, surveillance capitalism, privacy, risk and security, AI, war and conflict, datafication, hate-speech and trolling, memory and the future, the Coronavirus global pandemic.
- Located in the vibrant cultural and media hub of the city of Glasgow.
- Taught by international experts from the Glasgow Media Group, Glasgow Social and Digital Change Group, and talks from key international scholars and industry thinkers including artists, film-makers, archivists, curators, NGOs and photojournalists.
The programme equips students with key interdisciplinary research skills to aid employability and advancement in the media, cultural and communication sectors (public sector, third sector, NGOs, voluntary organisations, government bodies, media and cultural organisations).
A working knowledge of contemporary media and communications is also desirable in areas as diverse as health, education and finance.
- Media, Communications and Journalism: Criticism and Theory
- Media, Culture and Memory
- Research Design
- Transformations in Media, Culture and Society
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Journalism Media Studies & Mass Media View 639 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in: Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Journalism Studies, Sociology, History, Memory Studies, Communication Studies, Organisation Studies, War Studies or related social sciences or arts subject area.
International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK Part-time fee: £1,056 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.
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