University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Media and Communication

This course will cover digital media creatively, theoretically and professionally � developing a practical and critical approach to digital and social media. Creative abilities and professional skills are exercised through live projects in collaboration with industry practitioners. From the start, students respond to external briefs, pitch to clients, and deliver outcomes such as research findings, content sketches, mockups and action plans. Students can pursue this further through a credit-bearing creative industries placement. Research techniques and the skills to communicate findings in writing and presentations represent a core component of the course. In parallel to theory and research, students engage in hands-on planning and crafting of content for digital and social platforms. Career destinations involve roles relating to digital communications and social media management, marketing, PR, events and various roles relating to media content production. Part time fees are per 30 credit, credit modules.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate 2.1 degree or above in a relevant discipline (in exceptional circumstances a 2.2 may be considered) or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a good honours degree in a related area or professional experience, research in a professional capacity or publication in journals or presentation at conferences/seminars. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written coursework (essays, research projects, short formative writing tasks, portfolios), presentations (oral, visual, individual and in teams), creative projects (student-initiated, working to brief, live projects), major project (a 60-credit final project drawing on research, creative or professional practice, or a combination thereof).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,450 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 1,200 per Credit module (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

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