Media and Communications

City University London
A Islington (Inghilterra)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Islington (Inghilterra)
  • Quando:
    Settembre 2017

Overview City University London is ranked 5th in the UK and 38th in the world for Communications & Media Studies (QS World University Rankings 2016).City's Media and Communications MA provides you with:a thorough grounding in the social and political context of communications sociologyadvanced understanding of recent developments and current debates in media and communicationsthe methodological approaches and tools for researching the field.The Department of Sociology at City offers you an extensive range of module options while on the Media and Communications MA. This enables you to specialise in your particular areas of interest, developing your critical skills and advancing your knowledge. This culminates in undertaking an extended piece of original research.Frequently asked questionsCity University London is now ranked first in the UK as Best Graduate University for Media and Communications Professionals according to LinkedIn rankings.LinkedIn ranked universities based on how successful recent graduates have been at landing desirable media jobs.Find out more about City's graduate success. School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology Course Fees: Full-time EU: £9,500 Part-time EU: £4,750 per year Full-time Non EU: £14,000 More...

Start Date: September 2016 How to Apply Entry Requirements Students will normally have a first or upper second class honours degree, although applications from students with significant professional experience in a related field of employment or research will be considered. Other Suitable Qualifications ...

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Dove e quando

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Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Inghilterra
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Cosa impari in questo corso?

Full Time
Communication Training


Course Content

You can specialise in particular areas of interest (such as social media; globalisation; information society; identity and representation; media policy and politics), choosing from our extensive range of modules.

Course Structure

You will take three 30-credit core modules and either two 15-credit modules or one 30-credit module from the range of elective modules listed below. Should you wish to undertake elective modules not on the list which are offered within the School of Arts & Social Sciences, you should contact the Programme Director who may be able to arrange this for you. You also take part in a dissertation workshop and produce a dissertation over the summer.

Core modules:

  • Media and Communication Theories
  • Research Workshop
  • Transnational Media and Communication
  • Dissertation.

Elective modules:

  • Developments in Communication Policy
  • Democratisation and Networked Communication
  • Transnational Media and Communication
  • Communication, Culture and Development
  • Crime News and Media Justice
  • Celebrity
  • Political communication
  • Global Cultural Industries
  • Analysing Crime
  • Researching Criminal Justice
  • Victims: Policy and Politics
  • Criminal Minds.

NB. Elective modules choices are subject to availability.

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Teaching and Assessment


We will teach you through a combination of lectures, classes and seminars, taking place in the first and second academic periods (September-April).


The majority of postgraduate sociology modules are assessed by 100% coursework and some modules also involve group presentations and small reports. However, some modules outside of the department may have different assessment methods so please check carefully. You are required to obtain a minimum pass...