Taught course

Media and Digital Communications

Regent's University London · Film, Media and Performance

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Entry requirements

A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be. We are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes.

Typically, we will make an offer to a student holding a minimum lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications from recognised institutions will be accepted.

We also welcome applications from candidates who do not meet the essential entry criteria outlined above. In order to be accepted for exceptional entry, you must:

  • Hold a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience
  • Provide a 1000-word personal statement outlining your reasons for applying, and how your previous experience is of relevance to the programme you are applying for
  • Be prepared to attend an interview with the Postgraduate Admissions Panel

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Media & Digital Communications bridges the traditions established in the study of 20th century media with the innovative and emerging practices of the 21st century. You will learn a range of communicative and creative practices within media that are being shaped by technological change and digital communications.

This programme will provide you with a thorough grounding in media and communications as an academic field and set of industries. You will gain a critical awareness of current issues in practice and explore approaches and solutions. You will learn how to use analytical techniques to understand changing audiences and emerging technologies for digital content. These problem-solving skills are essential for critical thinking and for success in the 21st Century media landscape.

The programme offers core modules focusing on fundamental concepts, complemented by an exciting range of optional modules representing the breadth of issues and topics relevant to media and digital communications today.

The modules and structure of the programme have been prepared in consultation with leading academics, digital entrepreneurs, industry insiders, recent graduates and a range of students.

You will also be able to choose your final assessment, which can be a dissertation, or a creative project or an industry placement. During this period you will engage with employability and personal development sessions, in order to consolidate your academic experience and prepare yourself for the next exciting stage in your professional career.

London is a media capital and global hub for digital innovation. This programme will encourage you to make the most of studying in the capital. You will go on field trips, network with industry experts and attend guest lectures to help you contextualise your studies and learn from the best in the business.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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