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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MA in Global Communication and Development will develop your understanding of communications and development in a changing global context, with a particular focus on the Global South.
In our Global Communication and Development programme you will consider major traditions, theories and frameworks of inquiry relevant to the analysis of global communications and development.
Through a series of insightful lectures and seminars, you will investigate the social, economic, political and historical character of global communications and development and learn new communication infrastructures, tools and media practices.
Our Global Communication and Development MA will develop your critical understanding of how the media and creative industries work, along with insights into broader economic, social, and political issues. For example, you will reflect on the impact of the digital age and information capitalism on the Global South, which incorporates communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Information for international students

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Further information is available on the Loughborough University website.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for further information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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