This course is designed to provide an advanced understanding of the issues and debates surrounding political communication in the twenty first century.
The units are conceptually led, combining discussions of theory with an exploration of current and best practice in society. All units will offer an international perspective and provide insights into the latest developments in political communication research and practice and the impact of recent technological innovations.
Our academic team have wide ranging expertise, grounded in years of research within fields such as political psychology, voter behaviour, international relations and political campaigning. The team have cultivated links with research institutions and universities across the globe, from Massachusetts and Prague to Bogota and Auckland.
The team also enjoys extensive connections with a range of political organisations, including the UK House of Lords, the European Parliament, the Thai Chamber of Commerce, and local, national and international pressure groups, charities and communication consultancies.
Please watch the recorded BU webinar ‘MA International Political Communication’. Presented by Darren Lilleker, Associate Professor in Political Communication, this webinar will give you an excellent insight into the MA International Political Communication Master’s degree offered at BU.
Read more about our academics Research on Soft Power.
Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
1 year full-time, or 2 years part-time
Media and Communication, Politics, Public Relations, Journalism, Sociology or Social Policy
For 2019 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. For more information see our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in each component of speaking, listening and reading. For more information see our full entry requirements.