Regent's University London
Regent's American College London
MA Media Communications
MA Media Communications
The MA in Media Communications provides an overview of the breadth of media communications.
You will examine the media from multiple perspectives and in cultural, economic and political contexts. You will learn how to select from qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and apply research strategies to analyse media.
This programme offers both theoretical and practical learning and is enhanced by topics courses in subjects from political communications to public relations.
You will be taught by specialists in their fields and industry professionals. The classes are enhanced by guest lectures from experts as well as visits to relevant media outlets.
The programme explores: - The history of significant forms of mass communication, including print, visual and interactive media - The role of the media in different parts of the world - The range of journalistic skills essential for a variety of media, including print, broadcast and online - The quantitative and qualitative methodologies used in carrying out primary and secondary media research and analysis - The principles of management, planning and execution of media activities and events
Our students have gone on to work in all areas of the media, either directly or in agencies or organisations. Some combine their communications skills with other skills in business, marketing or management.
You will develop skills that you can use throughout your career, whether in the media industries or elsewhere.
The international aspect of looking at media gives you a wide perspective that will benefit you in whatever career you choose.
The 36 credit hours required for the MA Media Communications must include the following modules:
Core programme 21 credit hours
MEDC 5000 Media Communications
MEDC 5310 Media and Culture
MEDC 5350 Media Organisation and Regulations
MEDC 5360 International Communications
MEDC 5400 Media Production Management
MEDC 5550 Topics in Media Communications
MEDC 6000 Seminar in Media Communications
Electives 15 credit hours
Five elective modules from the Communications curriculum. You may also choose electives from outside
the Communications curriculum, with the agreement of your programme director.
This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students on this programme are provided with access to CMI resources during their studies, and can apply for membership to the CMI on degree completion.
This programme is accredited by Webster University, St Louis USA
International Student Requirements:
Please refer to our website for further details.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36
In State Tuition (per year): 14976 GBP