Mass Communications @ University of Leicester

Posted on 14 March 2011 by BMMBoxer

Course Branch: Media and Communication

Course Name: Mass Communication (MA/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate)

Location City, Country
: Leicester, UK

College: Centre for Mass Communication and Research (CMCR)

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: Full Time – The course aims to provide a thorough grounding in the theories, approaches and research necessary for studying, analysing, and understanding media and communication processes in both national and global contexts. The course enables the students to critically engage with contemporary debates on social, political and cultural roles and communication in modern societies.

Distance Learning – The course aims to equip students for research and analysis of media production, texts and audiences in global context. The course integrates critical theory with issues of policy and professional practice for students who work in any of the various sectors of the communications industries and professions, or who aspire to do so, or who are involved in media education and training.

Duration In Years (In Months): 1 year (12 mths) Full Time

2 years (24 mths) by Distance Learning

Eligibility Criteria: 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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