Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course offers a comprehensive grounding in the theoretical and empirical approaches to studying media institutions, texts and communication practices. Alongside these, optional modules examine various media industries and communication practices within their historical, economic, political and social contexts.

Course Modules

Modules include: From mass media to new media: theories, approaches, applications; media and cinema in a global context; media and communication dissertation. Optional modules: freedom, censorship and subversion; special study template; critical and cultural theory: identity and representation; cybercrime: context, form, risk, and regulation; empire and its aftermath; film history, theory, and analysis; gender and sexuality; political communication, advocacy and campaigning.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class degree or above (or equivalent) in a related subject in the humanities or social sciences; and/or comparable professional or research experience; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS'score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,500 ???abroad???
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,300 ???home???
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,250 ???abroad???
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,650 ???home???