Media, Culture and Society MA
This multi-disciplinary degree will provide you with a unique academic challenge if you are looking to develop your career in media, creative and cultural industries, or build a future career in academia. The course combines cultural studies with media and sociology and explores processes and activities, from local to global levels.
Through a combination of core and option modules, you will be introduced to the very latest research and theory in the study of our contemporary culture and the digital realm, and how our world is portrayed in the media. Option modules range from Media Solidarities and Human Rights – which explores how popular media are involved in critical issues involving human rights and humanitarianism - and Gender Politics in Contemporary Media to New Communication Technologies, Social Media and Digital Politics.
As well as learning through lectures, seminars and tutorials, one of the core modules will include interviews and workshops with top researchers in the fields of cultural sociology, media and communication, and cultural studies, as well as leading industry thinkers.
The course will develop your critical and analytical skills and give you a solid grounding in research methods and current theories – and help you apply them to your own area of research.
Because of its strong research and theoretical content, we expect this course to inspire many students to progress to a PhD on a relevant or related topic.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
If you have completed the standard XII awarded by the CISCE/CBSE, or another recognised state exam board, with at least 75% overall, you may be considered for admission to a first year Bachelors degree. For many courses at the University of Leicester, you will need 80% overall or higher, along with higher individual marks of 85% in relevant subjects. If you are studying A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) then you can begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree. Please see inidvidual course pages for entry requirements. If you have already completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at an Indian university, you may be considered for entry to the first or second year of a Bachelors degree if you have studied relevant subjects and/or modules. We also have progression arrangements with some partner institutions in India, which allow advance entry to certain University of Leicester courses. Please contact the International Office for further information. If you do not meet the entry requirements for one of our courses, you can apply for an International Foundation Year run by the Global Study Centre. The GSC provides academic support to help you progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester.
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
Application Fee: N/A
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