A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or equivalent. Required subjects: Media and Communication, Politics, Public Relations, Journalism, Sociology or Social Policy
The course is also aimed at practitioners seeking to further develop their critical skills in order to advance in a career related to political communication including special advisors with a particular focus on international field, NGOs and so on.
Months of entry
This course is designed to provide an advanced understanding of the issues and debates surrounding political communication in the twenty first century. The units are conceptually led, combining discussions of theory with an exploration of current and best practice in society. All units will offer an international perspective and provide insights into the latest developments in political communication research and practice and the impact of recent technological innovations.
Our academic team have wide ranging expertise, grounded in years of research within fields such as political psychology, voter behaviour, international relations and political campaigning. The team have cultivated links with research institutions and universities across the globe, from Massachusetts and Prague to Bogota and Auckland. The team also enjoys extensive connections with a range of political organisations, including the UK House of Lords, the European Parliament, the Thai Chamber of Commerce, and local, national and international pressure groups, charities and communication consultancies.
Please watch the recorded BU Webinar 'MA International Political Communication'. Presented by Darren Lilleker, Associate Professor in Political Communication, this webinar will give you an excellent insight into the MA International Political Communication masters degree offered at BU.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components or equivalent.
Fees and funding
For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
12 months (full-time)
Course contact details
- Future Students Enquiry Team
- +44 (0)1202 961 916