Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Media and Communications

The course combines theoretical and empirical study of the media including issues of media audiences together with the study of developments in information and communication technologies.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or (2.2) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a media/communications-related subject preferably in the field of sociology. Applicants with other qualifications or equivalent professional qualifications and that have considerable relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. Students whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all subscores); or BrunELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: dissertation in media and communications; issues and controversies in media and communications; qualitative methods in social and cultural research; making web cultures; the creative industries; media audiences; principles of media research; media, body and society.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a mixture of essays, report writing, blog entries and online group work; students also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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01895 265599