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Social Science Research (Communication and Media) MSc

Social Science Research (Communication and Media) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Communication Studies Social Sciences Social Research

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This Social Science Research (Communication and Media) MSc degree is designed for students interested in pursuing a research career in communication and media in both academia and industry. This programme provides an opportunity to develop specialised research methods skills in communication and media in an internationally renowned department, as well as a comprehensive overview of the key methodological and philosophical debates that currently shape social sciences. The School of Social, Political, and Geographical Sciences is a stimulating environment in which to pursue a postgraduate degree. It fosters interdisciplinary research and collaboration and it is internationally renowned for its research into communication and media studies.

The programme is in full compliance with the Economic and Social Research Council’s requirements for an MSc in Social Science Research. On completion of the course, a student will have met the training requirements for PhD funding from the ESRC, opening up the possibility of securing PhD funding from the ESRC. Our Social Science Research (Communication and Media) programme provides an opportunity to develop specialised research skills in communication and media within a school that is internationally renowned in this field.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

In this module students will design, conduct, analyse and report an original empirical study within the field of business and management.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have minimum of an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a wide range of subjects. In exceptional circumstances an applicant may be admitted to the degree who does not possess the requirements mentioned, but who has substantial relevant work experience.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more