University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Mass Communications

The course provides a thorough grounding in the theories, approaches and research necessary for the study of media and communication processes in both the national and global contexts. The course combines an overview of the history and development of communication research with a critical analysis of current theories in the field. You will analyse key areas in mass communication including media production, organisation and control, news in the local, national and global context, media/new media roles and the political process, communication policy and regulation, and cross-national media and communication systems. This course will enable you to engage critically with contemporary debates surrounding the social, political and cultural roles of media and communication in modern societies. You will investigate the quantitative and qualitative methods and approaches necessary for analysing all aspects of the communication process, from media organisations, media professionals and production to media content, audiences and cultural consumption. This postgraduate degree will equip you with the advanced analytical skills and knowledge you need to progress your professional career or to pursue further academic study in the rapidly expanding field of media and communication research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,595 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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