University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Contemporary Media

This course includes the essential technical skills of self-shooting, editing, directing as well as the role of press, PR and marketing. Key elements are taught by media professionals. Students find out 1st-hand about industry-standard practices.

Entry requirements

MA: A good Honours degree in a relevant subject (e.g. media, communications, PR, journalism), but candidates with 1st degrees in other humanities, social sciences, arts and business subjects are also considered. Substantial relevant experience or professional qualifications can substitute for graduate status. Applicants should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: Contemporary media; independent project; industry placement; theory and history, industry and practice; research methods; professional practice.

Assessment methods

Independent project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2019 3,125 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 18 Months
MA Full-time September 2019 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 18 Months
MA Part-time January 2020 3,125 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA Full-time January 2020 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 18 Months
MA Full-time January 2020 6,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 18 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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