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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 9500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19350 per year

All study options

About Media, Communications and Critical Practice at University of the Arts London

Explore media and communications theory and creative practice and discover your future as a media professional in this unique Masters programme.

About this course

MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice at LCC fuses media theory with creative and professional practice. You will be encouraged to think critically about the role of media in the digital age, exploring problems and challenges through your engagement with key theories of media, culture and communication alongside a range of creative media practices.

Professional practice is central to the course. You'll be introduced to new perspectives on employment in the creative industries before participating in a work placement or industry-focused research project.

Previously students have benefitted from work-based learning with organisations such as the BBC, Oxfam, the British Film Institute and Versace LA.

Our alumni progress to employment across the creative industries, taking up roles in a range of fields from digital marketing and strategic communications to management and curation, and many other fields.

Recent graduates have joined BBC factual programming, the British Council, Possible Worldwide (WPP) and Revolve Media, while others have continued their studies at doctoral level.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19350 per year

Notes about fees for this course

In addition to tuition fees you are very likely to incur additional costs such as travel expenses and the cost of materials, for more details please visit the UAL’s Additional Costs webpage.

Entry requirements

IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent) is required, with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the four skills.

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