You focus on media as tools for global social and political change. There is a a strong emphasis on the role of civil society and alternative media organisations.
Social media, citizen journalism, activist media, participatory media and specialised broadcast media are successfully used to inform and engage audiences outside established channels of communication for issues such as:
- social inequality
- human rights
- gender issues
- environmental change.
Civil society institutions, social movements and international development agencies increasingly require skilled and creative people to apply digital media technologies in enhancing their capacity to communicate, interact and influence within and across borders.
This Media Practice for Development and Social Change MA at University of Sussex has been developed specifically for those seeking employment in:
- global or national media industries
- NGOs and the international voluntary sector
- international development institutions
- independent media production companies.
- Activism for Development and Social Justice
- Activist Media Practice
- Knowledge, Power and Resistance
- Photography: Documentary, Landscape, Politics
- Race, Culture and the Media
- Short Documentary: Research and Production
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesSociology International Development Journalism View 567 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
- You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
- Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification can be in any subject. You can also apply for this course if you have relevant work experience or you submit a portfolio of work.
International19775 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19775 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
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