Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

English (Broadcast Literacy)

This programme offers an integrated programme of study in the theoretical, applied and creative aspects of contemporary broadcasting. It is designed to appeal to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences, particularly those with backgrounds in English, politics, history, journalism, cultural studies and creative writing.

Entry requirements

MA: A good 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. PG Diploma: Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. All applicants are required to submit a piece of written work to assess their suitability for this programme. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to the analysis of broadcasting; introduction to the practice of broadcasting; option modules may include: Broadcasting genre from page to stage; media discourses of crime and deviance; the radio documentary.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written and practical assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

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School of English
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028 9097 3320