Entry requirements

You should have an upper-second class Honours degree or equivalent, from a recognised university in social sciences or humanities, and/or have relevant professional experience. As far as possible, telephone interviews are conducted before offers of admission are made. In these, the interviewer looks for evidence of interest in, and commitment to the study of global and trans-national media and communication, as well as analytical skills.

Months of entry


Course content

This new award offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to global media. It examines key developments in the media and communications industries associated with the logic of globalisation, and explores the complex nature of the globalisation process in media. Based on continuous assessment (with no examinations), this MA is taught in lectures and seminars by a team of academics with international reputations. The Communication and Media Research Institute has three times received the top five rating in the Government's Research Assessment Exercise.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you must show competence in both written and spoken English to the University standard of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you are taking the TOEFL Test you should have achieved at least 4.5 in the TWE section.

Fees and funding

Please find details of the extensive range of funding opportunities available through the university at: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment67
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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