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Media, Communications and International Journalism MSc

Media, Communications and International Journalism MSc

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Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Communication Studies Journalism (General) Media Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme combines the latest in media, communications and audience theory, and research methodologies with the production and editorial skills that are required of the modern journalist. You can apply your understanding of the role of the media in society to your own journalistic output.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You will be taught by members of the Glasgow Media Group, which has an international reputation for pioneering research methods in media and communications.
  • The Glasgow Media Group comprises industry-trained programme-makers and the programme includes a practical element related to transferable skills for employability.
  • The city of Glasgow is the centre of the media industry in Scotland and is home to the headquarters of BBC Scotland, STV and a range of major press titles including The Herald and The Daily Record. The Media Group has strong connections with local industry.
  • Researchers from the Glasgow Media Group have presented their work globally, given expert evidence to Westminster select committees and appear regularly on the BBC and other news outlets.
  • You can choose optional courses from areas such as economics, criminology, human rights, sociology, and politics whose research is at the forefront of debates about the role of the media in society.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The programme is aimed at those interested in pursuing careers in the public domain (journalism, public relations, factual TV and radio, government bodies, voluntary organisations, museums) where skills in media and communications are essential. However, a working and critical knowledge of media and communications is increasingly desirable in areas as diverse as health, education and finance.

Modules

Students will take either producing news or writing news. This course will develop students practical news production skills, including research techniques, sourcing and referencing experts and meeting market expectations, through practical work across a range of formats. Applying the skills they have learned, students will work in groups to produce their own video news features which they will research, script, film and edit with support from teaching staff.
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

20,400

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in sociology, politics, economics, history or related social science subject.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more

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