Taught course

Media and Cultural Studies

Institution
University of Sussex · Media and Film
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in media and communication studies or a relevant social sciences or humanities subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Taking a cultural studies approach to the media, this course invites you to engage with key theoretical debates that bridge the arts and social sciences.

You study the media (the press, broadcasting, film and digital media) as institutions, texts and systems of representation, exploring the media’s political, social and cultural power in everyday life and the public sphere. You’ll:

  • develop a skills portfolio in critical analysis, creative thinking and research methods
  • choose from a wide variety of options, allowing you to set your own intellectual agenda
  • gain methodological knowledge to research a wide range of media.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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study@sussex.ac.uk