Regent's University London

Regent's University London

Media and Communications

This programme is subject to validation.

The MA Media and Communications offers students a broad foundation in media including training in theory, research methods and contemporary topics.

You will examine today’s global, digital and cultural issues shaping current media landscapes.

You will learn about the history of mass communication and key trends in emerging and networked media industries, including print, visual and interactive media. In addition, you will explore how international media systems shape our view of the world.

You will develop a range of media and communication skills that are essential for a variety of media platforms and activities.

You will learn research and analysis, how to plan and execute media projects and how to produce material in print, film and online formats.

Entry requirements

We require successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 (out of 4.0) cumulative grade point average or its equivalent (e.g. 2:2 degree).

Please visit the Regent's University London website for more on the English language requirements for this course.

Course modules

Core classes

  • Global Communications
  • Issues and Theories in Media and Communications
  • Media, Communications and Culture
  • Research Methods in Media and Communications
  • Dissertation


  • Digital Media Theory and Practice
  • Gender and Media
  • Issues in Media and Communication
  • Journalism
  • Media Audiences and Research
  • Media in London
  • Media Law and Regulations
  • Political Communications
  • Political Economy of Media
  • Specialist Reporting
  • Visual Media

Assessment methods

This programme offers both theoretical and applied content, which is enhanced by a range of courses covering cutting edge topics such as political communications; digital media; media law and regulations or gender and media.

You will be taught by specialists in their fields and industry professionals. The classes are enhanced by guest lectures from experts, field trips to events and to relevant media outlets.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 16,800 per Whole course () 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent's University London London NW1 4NS London

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