University of Sheffield
International Political Communication
What interests and agendas lie behind controversies such as 'post-truth' politics and 'fake news'? Has the new digital media environment transformed the possibilities for political mobilisation? This degree offers students an advanced understanding of cutting-edge debates concerning media, power and democracy both nationally and internationally. Rooted in our ground-breaking academic research, and offering practical, hands-on experience of political communication, this masters programme offers a route into PhD study and a solid foundation for careers in lobbying, journalism, public relations and more.
Core modules Political Communication: journalism and democracy; Global Issues in Political Communication; Communicating with the Media; Writing for the Media; Research Methods; Dissertation. Examples of optional modules A range including Global Journalism; Media and Public Communication in Japan; Media, State and Society in China; Censorship and the Media; Ethics and Regulation; The Media in Europe and its Neighbouring States; News and Civil Society; Journalism Politics and Public Debate; Journalism in Britain.
Assessment is by essays, examinations and a dissertation.
There are a limited number of external bursaries for UK students on the Print, Web, Magazine and Broadcast courses, from the AHRC, Scott Trust and Journalism Diversity Fund. Please see our web pages for details.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 18,300 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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