Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Media and Globalisation

This course has been designed to engage students with a range of media practices and cultural formations from cross-cultural and transnational perspectives. You'll combine both theoretical and practical approaches as you grasp an understanding of the main theoretical frameworks which are related to media and globalisation. This innovative course will give you an improved understanding of the many sides which today's media communications which includes broadcasting and information communication technology and the role in which they play in globalisation processes. You'll learn to critically analyse the role and impact of the media industry in a global society. From this you'll become more aware of the implications of these debates for research strategies, theorising and practicing. You'll also investigate the theory and practice of alternative audio-visual narratives, key media production processes and professional practices which are applicable to cultural and communicative industries and media. The course is taught by our expert staff members who have a broad and extensive range of experience and expertise across a wide spectrum of media fields. The media team are dedicated to offering an accessible and student-centred approach to teaching and are available for one-to-one tutorial support and guidance. You'll be assessed through coursework, report writing, presentations and group work and there will be no formal examinations. Alongside this, you'll conduct a 12,000-15,000-word dissertation whilst preparing work on research methods including an assessed dissertation proposal which is part of the research training element. Our recent graduates have gone on to a broad range of media-related careers in industries such as mobile phones, media events, social media, television and PR. This course does not offer a formal placement, but it will ensure that you gain a diverse range of transferable skills.The course serves as a stand-alone degree, its research focus also makes it suitable preparation for doctoral work.

Course modules

You will study three modules on this course. Understanding Media and Culture in Asia: On this module you'll study a selection of Asian media through the lens of both western academic pieces of work and critical traditions and Asian perspectives • Media and Globalisation. Theory, Practical and Contemporary Issues: Using both academic and practical pieces of media you'll explore the contemporary global media landscape. You'll be introduced to a broad range of theoretical approaches and debates in the areas of media, communication and culture, in relation to the process of globalisation • Dissertation: You'll compile a 12,000 - 15,000 word piece of independent research on a topic of your choice. This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your interests, understanding and strengths in relation to media and globalisation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council awards may also be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus NG11 8NS East Midlands

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