SOAS, University of London
Critical Media and Cultural Studies
This programme considers critical issues in media and cultural studies in their full global complexity. Students study non-Western media production, distribution, reception and commentary. The course introduces key contemporary issues discussed in Asian and African media and provides opportunities to engage directly in research on an aspect of these media. Optional courses provide a range of approaches to the critical study of Asian and African discourses, ranging from cinema to music, comparative literature, gender and religion to art and archaeology.
Minimum 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent).
Theoretical and contemporary issues in media and cultural studies; dissertation in media studies; the transnational news environment: production, representation and use ; transnational communities and diasporic media: networking, connectivity, identity; media spectacle and urban space in East Asia; mediated culture in the Middle East: politics and communications; international political communication; studies in global media and post-national communication; studies in media, information communication technologies and development; youth, media, and popular culture.
A number of scholarships are available for either UK/EU or overseas students; application deadline is March/April.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,260 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 16,090 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,630 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 8,045 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,420 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,364 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|School of Oriental and African Studies||Camden||WC1H 0XG||South East|
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