This flexible course gives you the chance to study communication and media at an advanced level. It will provide you with a highly employable set of skills, together with the ability to engage with theoretical concepts, perform analysis of media, and develop a critical understanding of the industry today.
You can tailor this MA to suit your needs, with the option of a start date in September or January, and three exit points from the course, each leading to a different qualification: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master’s degree in Media & Communication.
Significantly, this MA also offers you the option of a 30-week professional placement within the communication or media sector, designed to enhance your employability after graduation. You will be offered a range of options, giving you the opportunity to focus on subjects that are of interest and relevance to you.
This MA is underpinned by our practice-led research expertise, which allows you to develop your capability to engage with research and communicate your ideas in a variety of media, including text, video and audio.
For September 2020 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses.
This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in June to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.
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Next start date:
September 2020, January 2021, September 2021
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
1 year full-time or 18 months full-time with optional 30-week placement (September start), 16 months full-time or 2 years full-time with optional 30-week placement (January start)
A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2, or equivalent. For more information check out 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 speaking, listening and reading, or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.