Entry requirements

Good upper second class honours degree in the social sciences or humanities, but applicants with appropriate professional expertise will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Global media and cultural industries are important sources of employment and economic growth internationally. They are also important carriers of meaning about the world.

This programme focuses on the growth of these global industries and the roles that states play in governing them. The products of media and cultural industries are increasingly produced, governed, and consumed transnationally.

The programme draws on the enduring strength of transnational and comparative research as well as research in the political economy of communication within the Department.

Compulsory Modules

  • Media and Cultural Industries
  • Digital Futures
  • Media and Cultural Work
  • Textual Analysis Research Techniques
  • Production and Reception Analysis
  • Dissertation

Optional Modules

  • Politics of Representation
  • Media and Modernity
  • Communication and Citizenship
  • Sex Industries
  • Global Communications
  • Popular Music and Modern Times
  • Media, Nations, and Nationalisms
  • Digital Cultures
  • Digital Economics

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1509 222 496