University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Media, Culture and Communication

The focus of the course is empirically researching and writing a supervised 25,000-word dissertation on an agreed and approved topic in media, cultural and communication studies; this comprises media studies, including radio, television, new media, print media, cinema, advertising, journalism, media in Wales, European media and global media; cultural studies, including masculinities, gender, youth and children's culture, post-war popular culture, material culture, national culture, consumerism, convergence cultures and musical cultures; and communication studies, including risk, war, environment, health, trust and politics.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree, or equivalent, in a related discipline is usually required for acceptance; Master's by research courses are available in any of the research fields, including drama, dance and performing arts, popular music, film studies, sound technology, and art and design.

Course modules

Modules include: Research paradigms; research practices; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Part-time £ 1,998 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 3,720 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA (Res) Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time £ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Adam Street) Cardiff CF24 2FN Wales

Key information

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