Entry requirements

Applicants typically have a good Honours degree (Upper Second Class, equivalent or above). As the course is aimed at those wanting to work in development in a media role, we would expect applicants to have some previous experience in either or both fields. This could be as a volunteer role or as an employee.

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary course teaches main theories, concepts, case studies and practical media skills in the context of less developed countries. The course will provide you with a unique blend of theory and practice teaching, aimed at deepening your knowledge of the history of communications within the development process of emerging economies.

A distinctive feature is its emphasis on the practical role of communication media in development. You will participate in media production workshops and take part in our managed internship programme, offered in partnership with media and development organisations in London.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you should have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+ 44 (0)20 7911 5000
+ 44 (0)20 7911 5588