Why study MA International Political Communication at BU?
- Incorporating an international perspective, you’ll be provided with insights into the latest developments in political communication including the evolution of political and social change and technological innovations
- Analyse current issues and practice with the aim of tackling difficult questions drawing on theories from social science, sociology, psychology, communication studies, and international/diplomatic relations
- Benefit from BU’s extensive connections with a range of political organisations, local, national and international pressure groups, charities and communication consultancies
- Learn from academics whose links with research institutions and political organisations span across the globe, from Massachusetts and Prague to Bogota and Auckland
- We use a variety of teaching and learning methods including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops
- Engage in research with the Centre for Comparative Politics & Media Research.
Benefit from industry guest speakers
Students benefit from a long list of guest speakers from the industry; this includes NGOs, opinion poll companies, market research and communication specialists, political communication consultants, public relations professionals, politicians, speechwriters and others.
Next start date:
January 2024, September 2024, January 2025
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (September start), 16 months full-time or 27 months part-time (January start)
A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading. For more information see our full entry requirements.