Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Risk, Science, Health and Media

This programme aims to offer knowledge and expertise for academic research and teaching or for a career in the media and communications industries; the Risk, Science, Health and the Media Group examines how risk, science and health reporting is produced (by sources and journalists), represented (in the press, films and TV), and understood (by media audiences, policy makers and publics); it has particular expertise in exploring the media's role in science/health issues such as AIDS, GM foods, cancer, human genetic research, MMR vaccine, BSE and food safety.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate degree (a 1st or exceptionally a 2.1); candidates have usually successfully completed an MA degree.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

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