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Media, Culture and Society MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Cultural Studies Communication / Media

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will allow you to study contemporary media and culture from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. Taught by leading experts in the fields of media and cultural studies, journalism, politics, economics, law and international development, it will ask you to examine the role of media in global citizenship, as well as helping you understand the workings of media law and economics, and the different media systems. Through your choice of optional modules, from a range that includes practical media options, you will be able to tailor your degree to meet your interests, focusing on the aspects of media and society that you feel are most important and most fascinating.

In your Master’s dissertation, you will take the exploration of your interests even further. Over the course of your MA you will develop a variety of useful, transferable skills, including the ability to provide clear and stimulating presentations, to analyse and defend a point of view, to conduct research, and to present ideas lucidly and logically. We’ll also help you to develop research skills, enabling you to write a high-quality dissertation. You may also have the opportunity to take part in our annual trip to Brussels. Lasting two to three days, it is a fantastic opportunity to meet journalists and other media specialists living in Brussels, and to develop your media skills.

Different course options

Full time | University of East Anglia UEA | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Students are required to write a dissertation of 10,000 words on a topic approved by the Course Director or other authorised person. The dissertation is to be submitted the first working day of September in the relevant year.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have: Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent in Relevant Humanities or Social Science subject such as Media Studies, Journalism or Broadcasting.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus-based university in Norwich, with a global reputation for its excellent academic, social and cultural facilities, delivered to more than 15,000 students from over 80 countries.Over 4,000 making up its postgraduate community. The University prides itself on the quality of its research, being part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest communities of researchers in Europe, leading the way...more