You will study media and communications theory, plus the historical development of international relations and key issues in contemporary global politics, becoming an expert in how new communication technologies shape societies, politics and individual lives.
The International Relations and Global Communications course from Manchester Metropolitan University is available to complete in one year full-time or two years part-time. The course is also available to study on campus (full-time or part-time) or online (part-time only).
Graduates may choose to go on to progress to higher research programmes or seek a wide range of careers within areas such as: government, international politics, social and economic organisations, journalism and globally oriented businesses.
Graduates have previously gone into roles including:
- TV News Presenter (Bulgaria);
- Communications Officer for HMRC (UK);
- Policy and Guidance Manager for OFSTED (UK);
- War Room Analyst for the Republican National Committee (USA).
- Current Issues in Digital Media and Politics
- History of International Relations
- Issues in Contemporary Global Politics
- Putting Communication into Practice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There is no deadline for applications to our postgraduate programmes, however we recommend you apply as early as possible.
DisciplinesInternational Relations Political Science Digital Communication View 197 other Masters in Digital Communication in United Kingdom
You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, or equivalent academic qualification. If you have a different background you may be admitted if you have proven experience in a relevant field.
International16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- UK and Channel Island Students: 945 per 20 credits studied per year
- Distance: £1417 per 30 credits studied per year
- EU and NON-EU International Students: £1834 per 20 credits studied per year.
- Distance: £2750 per 30 credits studied per year.
Living costs for Manchester
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