University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Political Communication

This interdisciplinary programme applies ideas from a range of approaches to give you an insight into the context and production of political journalism and communication. Core modules will introduce you to political communication in established and emerging democracies worldwide, exploring the ethics and power dynamics at play. You will ask questions around media freedom, the responsibilities of journalists, 'spin doctors', the impact of emerging technologies and whether elections really are decided on TV. You will also tailor the programme to suit your personal and career interests, choosing from optional modules on topics such as digital media, public relations and the role of the media in democratisation. Supported by our Media Industries Research Centre, leading researchers and experienced practitioners, you'll be well equipped for a career in this challenging field.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,750 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,750 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 16,750 per Whole course (International) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Media and Communication
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0113 343 4192