Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Mass Communications

This course is designed to examine the challenges faced by media producers and audiences in a changing social, cultural, economic, professional and legal landscape. Students will engage with a range of topics from the analysis of reality TV, the ethics of the press and the significance of changes to international copyright laws, to the value of citizen-journalism, blogs and social networking.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have or expect to gain a good second class Honours degree or above. Alternative qualifications and/or industry experience considered. Industry experience. International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications and must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, via an IELTS test with a score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Theories concepts and debates in mass communications; mass communication (research methods); digital cultures; new media (policy and practice); mass communications dissertation.

Assessment methods

You will engage in a range of assessments, from standard essays (both tutor directed and student directed), to presentations, critical reviews of websites, various blog entries and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool L3 2AJ North West

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