Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Political Communication

The overall aim is to allow students to deepen their understanding of political communication in national and international contexts and, where relevant, their skills in this field. More specific aims include: exploring the political content of the mass media; deepen students' academic and practical understanding of the actors and agencies involved in the production of political news and information; examine the impact of media coverage of politics on audiences; explore the interaction between media systems and political systems including government media policy, censorship, regulation and ownership; equip students with the research and study skills necessary to carry out project-based professional and academic research; enhance students' academic skills and knowledge in preparation for further academic study and
 develop basic skills in political communications practice.

Entry requirements

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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