Course Branch: Media and Communication
Course Name: New media, Governance and Democracy (MA/Postgraduate Diploma)
Location City, Country: Leicester, UK
College: Centre for Mass Communication and Research (CMCR)
University: University of Leicester
University Description: Leicester is a leading university, ranked 12th by the Guardian University Guide and 15th and top in the region by the Times Good University Guide. The programmes are firmly rooted in a strong research culture. There are opportunities to participate in specialist courses and multi-disciplinary research.
Course Description: This programme allows you to build on the broad introduction to media and communication research and specialize by studying the developments that have occurred around the world in the provision of electronic government. The programme examines the political, economic and social reasons for the establishment of e-government and examines online government developments in the wider context of debates about e-democracy and the civic engagement of citizens. The establishment of e-government is critically examined against the rapid spread and adoption of new information and communication technologies (ICTs).
Duration In Years (In Months): 2 years (24 mths) by Distance Learning
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates should normally have at least a good second class honours degree in any discipline, though a Social Science degree would be particularly relevant, from an institution recognised by the University. Applicants who do not have a first degree, but who can demonstrate other relevant qualifications and/or experience may also be considered.
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