London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

MPhil/PhD Media and Communications

Address:

Houghton Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Phil./Ph.D.-Media and Communications, M.Phil./Ph.D.-Media and Communications

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Media and Communications is interdisciplinary and draws upon resources and support from the departments of Sociology, Geography and Environment, Government, Information Systems, Law and the Development Studies, Gender and Social Psychology Institutes. The aim of the Department is to bring together teaching and research in media and communications from across the social sciences, with a strong focus on media and technology change and their implications for social, economic and political life, as well as for media and communications policy. The Department benefits from LSE's geographical location at the heart of one of the world's media capitals, and has excellent links with media and communication industries and policy makers in the UK. We welcome applications from well-qualified students for admission as an MPhil/PhD student. Candidates should have a good pass in an appropriate master's degree from a British university or equivalent qualification. You will need to have a clear sense of your research topic so that we can match your interests with a supervisor. We encourage you to discuss your application in advance of formal submission. Formal applications must be accompanied by a 2,000-3,000 word research proposal. We welcome applications from well-qualified students for admission as an MPhil/PhD student. Candidates should have a good pass in an appropriate master's degree from a British university or equivalent qualification. You will need to have a clear sense of your research topic so that we can match your interests with a supervisor. We encourage you to discuss your application in advance of formal submission. Formal applications must be accompanied by a 2,000-3,000 word research proposal. On admission you are allocated a supervisor and a thesis committee. You initially register for the MPhil/PhD and follow a taught programme which involves coursework that is formally assessed.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 627.
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