Entry requirements

Students will normally have a first or upper second class honours degree, although applications from students with significant professional experience in a related field of employment or research will be considered. Other Suitable Qualifications: Postgraduate Preparatory Courses for International Students: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers an academic preparation programme - the Graduate Diploma in Business, Law and Social Science. The course offers a route to City University London through an excellent teaching and learning experience, located in purpose built study facilities. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma at INTO City University London to the standard required provides guaranteed progression to this Masters degree.

Months of entry


Course content

City's Media and Communications MA provides you with: a thorough grounding in the social and political context of communications sociology, advanced understanding of recent developments and current debates in media and communications, the methodological approaches and tools for researching the field.
The Department of Sociology at City offers you an extensive range of module options while on the Media and Communications MA. This enables you to specialise in your particular areas of interest, developing your critical skills and advancing your knowledge. This culminates in undertaking an extended piece of original research.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required: TOEFL (internet based) 100 - 105 or IELTS an overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 for each subtest.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £9,000 (2015/16 fee; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015), Part-time EU: £4,500 per year (2015/16 fee; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015), Full-time Non EU: £12,000 (2015/16 fee; 2016/17 fee to be confirmed November 2015)
Scholarships: Scholarship opportunities will be available for UK/EU and international students looking to study postgraduate courses in the School of Arts & Social Sciences starting in September 2016. Further details will be published here shortly, UK/EU students who apply for this course will be eligible for the City University London Masters Scholarship Scheme.
Bursaries: Graduate Loyalty Discount: The School of Arts & Social Sciences offer a 10% discount on tuition fees for all City graduates.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)20 7040 0254
+44 (0)20 7040 8580