This is an American degree.
The MA in Media Communications offers an overview of the breadth of media communications.
You will examine the media from multiple perspectives and in cultural, economic and political contexts.
You will learn how to select from qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and apply research strategies to analyse media.
Why should I choose this programme?
The programme is flexible, enabling you to focus on particular areas of interest within media and communications, and select from a diverse range of courses to broaden your skills.
With London as the center of the media world, the course provides the perfect stage both for analysing the media and learning to create it.
Key skills, aims and objectives
You will explore
- The history of significant forms of mass communication, including print, visual and interactive media
- The role of the media in different parts of the world
- The range of journalistic skills essential for a variety of media, including print, broadcast and online
- The quantitative and qualitative methodologies used in carrying out primary and secondary media research and analysis
- The principles of management, planning and execution of media activities and events
Our students have gone on to work in all areas of the media, either directly or in agencies or organisations. Some combine their communications skills with other skills in business, marketing or management.
You will develop skills that you can use throughout your career, whether in the media industries or elsewhere.
The international aspect of looking at media gives you a wide perspective that will benefit you in whatever career you choose.