Taught course

Communications, Media and Advertising

University of Leicester · Department of Media and Communication

Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent professional qualification. We can give special consideration to applicants who have significant work experience in a relevant field. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent required if English is not your first language.

Months of entry

October, April

Course content

The MA in Communication, Media and Advertising provides a thorough and critical understanding of advertising in a broad media context. The course combines a reflective analysis of media and communication studies with issues of policy and professional practices across a range of media industries with a specific focus on advertising.

This distance learning MA is designed for graduates with experience in advertising, marketing or related sectors who want to enhance their qualifications, and for those with an academic background in the social sciences or humanities who aspire to careers, or to teach, in these sectors.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months


distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

Social Science Distance Learning Hub
+44 (0)116 252 5164