University of Leicester
Globalisation and Communications
Course covers theories, perspectives and research related to globalisation and communications; core focus includes major political, economic and cultural developments and impact of information and communication technologies.
A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent; preference given to students with good 1st degrees in a social science; non-graduates with other relevant qualifications and or experience may also be considered.
Core: transnational relations and communications; theories of globalisation and new media; graduate seminar: identities and boundaries; research methods and management 1; research methods and management 2; dissertation; option modules (2 from the following): global affairs, communication and power; news management, communication and social problems; critical approaches to consumer culture; technology, culture and power: global perspectives; film as mass communication; the digital economy; international political communication; global cinema; media and religion; media and conflict; researching social media; law, media and communication; media, communication and politics in the European context; media as technology; digital journalism.
Teaching is by a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment is by means of essays, research methods assignments, and a dissertation of 15,000-18,000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,195 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leicester||Leicester||LE1 7RH||East Midlands|
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