Visit the institution website for COVID‑19 updates
You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above. Your qualification can be in any subject. You can also apply for this course if you have relevant work experience or you submit a portfolio of work.
Months of entry
This is a unique course. You will critically analyse development, democratisation processes and social change alongside gaining creative and technical media production skills.
You focus on media as tools for global social and political change. There is a a strong emphasis on the role of civil society and alternative media organisations.
Social media, citizen journalism, activist media, participatory media and specialised broadcast media are successfully used to inform and engage audiences outside established channels of communication for issues such as:
- social inequality
- human rights
- gender issues
- environmental change.
We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in the prospectus information here and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries