Media and Cultural Analysis
The programme offers a comprehensive understanding of social sciences media and cultural analysis; interdisciplinary in conception, it provides students with a critical introduction to key areas of media and cultural analysis, including the media and political economy; modernity and post-modernity; and cultural difference, prejudice and power; the programme integrates theory and method in the investigation of media and culture, and deals with a wide range of topics which are international in their content and scope; the course is designed for students from a variety of cultural and academic backgrounds; while there are several core modules, students undertake research directly related to their specialist interests in the dissertation; there are also a number of optional modules, covering such areas as globalisation, visual cultures, media and nationalisms, citizenship, digital media, popular music, cultural policy, and consumption.
Good upper 2nd Class Honours degree in the social sciences or humanities, but applicants with appropriate professional expertise are also considered; the degree is designed to appeal to students from a variety of cultural and academic backgrounds.
Core modules: media and modernity; the politics of representation; production and reception analysis; media and cultural industries; textual analysis research techniques; dissertation. Optional modules: popular music and modern times; citizenship and communications; media, nations and nationalisms; global communications; digital futures; media and cultural work; digital cultures; digital economics.
Coursework plus a dissertation of 10,000 words on an agreed topic.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|