Swansea University

Swansea University

Media and Communication Studies

Research areas include: film Studies, in particular European cinema and Hollywood; global media and the public sphere; computer-mediated communication; migration and communication; digital media and the history and philosophy of technology; Baudrillard, McLuhan and the Toronto School.

Entry requirements

PhD applicants should normally hold a good Honours degree (1st Class or 2.1) and should hold or expect to achieve, a postgraduate Master's degree in a related subject. MPhil applicants require a good Honours degree in a related subject. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Assessment methods

A thesis of not more than 60,000 words for an MPhil and 90,000 words for a PhD which contributes significantly to the subject area and in the case of PhD is based on original research. This is followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva) by two examiners.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,214 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,107 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,650 per Year 1 (International) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295190