Kingston University

Kingston University

Media and Communication

This course offers a comprehensive grounding in the theoretical and empirical approaches to studying media institutions, texts and communication practices. Alongside these, optional modules examine various media industries and communication practices within their historical, economic, political and social contexts.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree or above (or equivalent) in a related subject in the humanities or social sciences; and/or comparable professional or research experience; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS-score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: From mass media to new media: theories, approaches, applications; media and cinema in a global context; media and communication dissertation. Optional modules: freedom, censorship and subversion; special study template; critical and cultural theory: identity and representation; cybercrime: context, form, risk, and regulation; empire and its aftermath; film history, theory, and analysis; gender and sexuality; political communication, advocacy and campaigning.

Assessment methods

Assessment include critical essays, oral presentations, case studies, briefing reports, practical projects, research planning and practical essays alongside a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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