City University London

Course Introduction

This course 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.

Course Modules

Modules include: Media and communications theories; issues in media and communications research; approaches to social research; dissertation; electives: media information markets; developments in communications policy; political communication; democratisation, information and communication; representation and reception; transnational media and communication; culture and identity; globalising cities; rights, multiculturalism and citizenship; analysing media discourses; communication, culture and development; media and human rights; transnational communications and transcultural studies; theories of race and ethnicity.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class Honours degree in a social science discipline; applicants with equivalent academic and professional experience are considered; non'native English speakers must hold 1 of the following; a 1st degree from an overseas institution recognised by the university as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, or GCE O'level/GCSE English language or English literature, grade C minimum, or Cambridge ESOL CPE at grade C or above, or an overall score of 6.5 in the IELTS with a minimum of 6.0 for each subtest, or a score of 600 minimum (computer score 250) in the TOEFL, or satisfactory standard in the verbal section of the Princeton Test (GMAT), or US SAT with 500 in verbal performance, or WELT with pass grades of BBC minimum, or other evidence of proficiency in the English language which satisfies the board of studies concerned.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,750  Academic year. First year home fees