Taught course

Media Practice for Development and Social Change

Institution
University of Sussex · Media and Film
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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 our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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Email
studyinmfm@sussex.ac.uk