London Metropolitan University
31 Jewry Street
Postgraduate Diploma - Mass Communications; Postgraduate Certificate - Mass Communications
Aims of the course Mass communications is an influential and expanding area of learning and research within the social sciences. New technologies in broadcasting, telecommunications, print and other industries have revolutionised the way we exchange information, do business, talk to, entertain and understand each other. This postgraduate course provides a critical consideration of the economics, culture, politics and sociology of mass communications on a global, national and local scale. It examines fundamental issues in mass communications theory and assesses ongoing developments in the area of global communications, media regulation, media policy and communications technologies. An advisory board, consisting of leading industry professionals from television, radio, public relations and the internet, supports the course. You are encouraged to arrange individual placements in the media and cultural industries.