Taught course

Media and Communication

University of Strathclyde · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

First or upper second class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Media and Cultural Studies, English Studies, or a related discipline.

An undergraduate degree in media or communication is not a prerequisite for this programme and we would be delighted to welcome applications from a variety of backgrounds.

Entry may be possible with other qualifications and/or work experience: i.e. applicants who haven’t met the degree requirement but obtained substantial professional experience in relevant areas (public /private / third sector organisations related to international relations / public administration / community development, etc.) will be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Media & Communication draws on the expertise of Strathclyde’s internationally-renowned media and communications academic staff, including experts in strategic communication, media and communication theory, media ethics and mediated populism.

What you’ll study

You'll take four core classes covering the theory, history and practice in communication and media, a research skills class and two option classes in communications. You'll also write a 15,000-word dissertation.

Information for international students

Our current standard requirements are:

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,100 (F/T)
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 141 444 8220