Keele University

Keele University

Global Media and Culture

The course involves 3 main aspects: the study of theories and ideas about media and cultural production in a global context; the critical analysis of cultural texts and practices from around the world; engagement in practical creative production. The course explores the relationship between these 3 areas and to show how knowledge of each informs and influences the others. In addition, it aims to provide the skills necessary for academic study at an advanced level either for those wishing to go on to further academic research, or as an advanced preparation for those interested in pursuing careers in a range of media and culture industries

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2nd Class or higher (or international equivalent) in media studies, cultural studies or another appropriate humanities or social Sciences subject. Applicants with other qualifications and appropriate experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.Students for whom English is a 2nd language will require English language proficiency of at least 6.5 in IELTS test scores (or equivalent).

Course modules

Semester 1: research skills; globalisation, culture, media 1; contemporary cultural and media theory. Semester 2: research methods; globalisation, culture, media 2; postcolonial and world literature in English; creative media practice; visual pleasures: from carnival to Disney. Semester 3: dissertation or media project


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,585 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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