University of Chester

University of Chester

Theology, Media and Communication

This course is designed to help students think and reflect theologically on the role of the media in a global society; it is particularly suited to those already working in some aspect of public relations or communications who wish to understand the relationship between religion and contemporary media, or who are looking to make a career in some aspect of religion and communication.

Entry requirements

2.1 or 1st Class Honours degree in theology and/or religious studies; or 2.1 or 1st Class Honours degree in another relevant subject, together with evidence of certificated learning in religious studies or substantial related experience; or evidence of a lower qualification plus substantial appropriate professional or voluntary experience, evidenced in a summary of non-certificated and experiential learning.

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to the study of theology, media and communication; independent practice-based module; research dissertation; optional modules: theology, media and communication in social and cultural context; media ethics; the word and the world; spirituality and popular culture.

Assessment methods

The programme operates a range of assessment methods across the various modules, from extended written essays, to literature reviews, enquiry-based research and some online assignments; the subject of the assignment is normally negotiated with the module leader concerned; for a single module, assignments are normally 4000 words or equivalent, and for a double module, 8000 words; the dissertation is normally 16000-20000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,140 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 460 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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