Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

MA MEDIA, CULTURE AND SOCIETY

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MA MEDIA, CULTURE AND SOCIETY

Start Year
2022
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Duration (years)
1

Assessment for Year 1

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, mostly through your essays, but also through presentations, course tests and – very occasionally – an exam. 
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PPLM7004A Studying Media is compulsory for those students who do not have a UK Media degree. Students with a UK Media degree can obtain a waiver from Course Director and choose additional Options Range B module.

Assessment for Year 1

You will be assessed in a variety of ways, mostly through your essays, but also through presentations, course tests and – very occasionally – an exam. 
Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent

Degree subject

Humanities or Social Science subject, excluding Business, Management and Economics

Additional entry requirements

If you have alternative qualifications that have not been mentioned above then please contact university directly for further information.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in two components only, with 6.0 in the other two)

  • PTE (Pearson): 64 (minimum 59 in only two components with 64 in the others)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk.

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.
Course Reference Number: 5925505

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2022/23 are: 

  • UK Students: £8,900 (full time) 

  • International Students: £18,500 (full time)

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students). 

We estimate living expenses at £1,023 per month. 

Further Information on tuition fees can be found here

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of course-related costs. 
Course Reference Number: 5925505

How to Apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.

Course Reference Number: 5925505
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Arts
Duration (years)
1
Our MA will help you investigate and reflect upon how media and society are linked. You’ll explore the practical and professional implications of these links, and you could develop skills to enable you to work in the media. Our course will allow you to study contemporary media and culture from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. Taught by leading experts in the fields of media and cultural studies, journalism, politics, economics, law and international development, it will ask you to examine the role of media in global citizenship, as well as helping you understand the workings of media law and economics, and the different media systems.
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