A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent.
Months of entry
- journalism work in transition; the political economy of local media; new understandings of 'local'; widening diversity in the news workforce; journalism education
- social media; intimacy and changing social relationships; changing media technologies and personal life; gender, media and culture
- public relations; corporate social responsibility; ePR
- journalism; discourse; ideology; political communication; media theory; national identity; war, politics and propaganda
- critical discourse analysis; discourse analysis of new (social) media; national identity; political discourse analysis; ethnicity and immigration; international politics; the Middle East
- financialisation; the political-economy of Britain since the 1970s; political and financial elites; the UK Treasury; political rhetoric and its construction; the rhetoric of economics; heterodox economics
- data journalism; infographics; news values; newswork ethnography; online journalism; search engine optimisation; social media
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 7 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Tina Sikka, School of Arts and Cultures
- +44 (0) 191 208 5092