University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Media, Culture and Society

This course provides students with an opportunity to study contemporary media from a variety of perspectives and disciplines; the distinctive approach is best revealed in the compulsory module which brings together key aspects of modern media; it looks at the role of media in global citizenship, at media law and economics, and at different media systems; this module provides a foundation to explore in more detail a number of related issues on the rest of the course.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, at minimum 2.1 or equivalent, in a relevant subject. 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: Media in society; media society and culture dissertation. optional modules include: new media and society; economics of the mass media; politics and popular culture; politics and mass media; media and international development; 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,900 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 6,000 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 12,900 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,000 per Whole course (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515