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Who is it for?This course has been developed for those who wish to extend, deepen, update and sharpen their knowledge and understand current developments in media and communications. It will also provide you with the confidence to undertake further studies related to your academic practice and support you disseminating this work.The methodological approaches and research tools you learn will be applied in your individual research projects and can be professionally applied to working in the
Who is it for?
This course has been developed for those who wish to extend, deepen, update and sharpen their knowledge and understand current developments in media and communications. It will also provide you with the confidence to undertake further studies related to your academic practice and support you disseminating this work.
The methodological approaches and research tools you learn will be applied in your individual research projects and can be professionally applied to working in the field.
The Media & Communications MA will help you:
Gain an overview of various specialist subdisciplines, including Big Data, Digital Cultures, Mobile Media, News and Information, and Social Media
Develop a thorough grounding in the social, economic, political and policy context of media and communications.
Acquire in-depth knowledge of contemporary issues in media and communications.
Gain an advanced understanding of recent developments and current debates in media and communications through a range of modules.
Learn the methodological approaches and tools to effectively research in the field.
Take an in-depth exploration of an aspect of theory or practice through the literature and/or empirical evidence and make recommendations to improve and develop current understanding.
The Department of Sociology at City offers you an extensive range of module options from across the broader field of Sociology. This enables you to specialise in your particular areas of interest whilst studying them from a different perspective, developing your critical skills and advancing your knowledge.
Graduates of this MA have entered a wide variety of careers, including:
Press and telecoms networks.
The development sector and consultancies.
Recent graduate positions include:
Advertising and Marketing Executive.
Fundraising, Campaigns and Appeal Organiser.
Public Relations Officer.
You will have access to the expert services of our Careers, Student Development and Outreach Office. They regularly receive information about internship and job opportunities and are invited to participate in media fairs and panel discussions with alumni.
City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level, and has an alumni of more than 140,000 graduates, from over 180 countries.
The University is divided into five different Schools:
Cass Business School
School of Arts & Social Sciences
School of Health Sciences
School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering
The City Law School
Research forms an essential part of their pursuit of academic excellence at City. The university is dedicated to creating research that is not only innovative, but has a lasting, real-world impact across the world.
Part of City, University of London, Sir John Cass Business School has been at the forefront of business education for over 50 years. Ranked 3rd in London, 6th in the UK and 19th in Europe (Financial Times European Business School...