University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Media and Cultural Politics

This programme offers a genuinely inter-disciplinary approach to the study of cultural politics, building upon the common interests of sociologists, political scientists, philosophers, economists, literary theorists, historians and others; the programme is intended to provide an opportunity to analyse the changing politics of contemporary culture and communication, and to reflect upon their effect on the conduct and character of social practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a good Honours degree, at minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.

Course modules

Core modules: Issues in media and cultural politics; methods of social enquiry; dissertation.
Optional modules: Analysing media discourses; media and society; media, culture and politics in East Asia; new media and society; politics and mass media; American culture: theories and concepts; Japanese mass media and society; and many more.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a mix of dissertation, essays, research papers and performance in seminars.

Sponsorship information

The UEA offers a number of scholarships for UK/EU and international students which are based on academic merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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Key information

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515