SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Global Media and Post-National Communication

Students on this course study of the dynamics of globalisation and its critiques, and the roles and nature of communications technologies and mediated content within these processes and the consequent changes in the nature of political, economic, financial, social and cultural activity.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent).

Course modules

Global media and postnational communication: theoretical and contemporary issues; dissertation in media studies; emerging digital cultures in Asia and Africa theory and practice; international political communication; media spectacle and urban space in East Asia; mediated culture in the Middle East: politics and communications; rethinking audiences; studies in media, information communication technologies and development; theoretical issues in media and cultural studies; the transnational news environment: production, representation and use; transnational communities and diasporic media: networking, connectivity, identity ; youth, media, and popular culture.

Assessment methods

Assessed by: 100 percent coursework while some options taken outside the Centre are assessed by examinations.

Sponsorship information

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 Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 16,090 per Whole course (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 details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700