MA International Political Communication
Department of Journalism Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences
Our students see journalism's bigger picture: freedom of expression, ethics and the globalisation of media, as well as digital reporting techniques. That's why they become great journalists.
About the course
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.
Examples of optional modules
A range including:
Teaching and assessment
We teach through lectures, seminars, workshops and research exercises. You’re assessed by essays, examinations and a dissertation.
To take one of our MA courses you must have one of the following:
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.