Our MA Media and Creative Industries programme will enable you to develop a detailed understanding of media and cultural theories, history, cultural policy, gender, and social movements in one of the world’s principal cities for communications and media. Our popular MA Media and Creative Industries programme examines the ways in which individuals, groups, and organisations produce, consume and use media to fashion identities and forge relationships, whilst considering the influence of history, cultural policy, gender, language, race, sexuality and social movements. In addition, you will gain hands on experience of identifying, framing and resolving practice oriented and real-world based challenges and problems, using creativity, critical enquiry and appropriate tools to achieve valuable and relevant solutions. As part of your MA Media and Creative Industries studies, you will learn from a passionate faculty of leading professionals and academics, offering a vibrant insight into the media and creative industries, through the sharing of specialised knowledge in information science, law, anthropology, political economy, political and social theory, ethnic studies and more. The Institute provides students with a profound understanding of how the media and creative sectors operate by sharing knowledge and expertise from a range of industries, including film, television and the press; social media, and the Internet; the arts, tourism and international development. Our location is ideal for the Institute of Media and Creative Industries to be located. London is the base for many of the UK’s leading newspapers, including The Guardian, The Financial Times, and The Economist. In the audio-visual sector, London is headquarters to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), which is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organisation, and BT Sport. If you are looking to pursue media and communication roles within public, private or third-sector companies, ranging from sport, gaming and technology, to press, policy and community led initiatives, this MA Media and Creative Industries programme is for you.
A 2:2 honours degree with a minimum of 55% (or equivalent international qualification), in social science, humanities or associated subject.
English language requirements
English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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Clearing contact details
Loughborough University Admissions Contact Centre
01509 274 403
Clearing will open on Thursday 17th August 2023 at 8.00am. We anticipate having vacancies in a range of subjects for well-qualified students. Whether you have done better than expected in your examinations results or are exploring opportunities in Clearing, we would love to hear from you. You don’t need to have applied to Loughborough already. Please call the University's Contact Centre on 01509 274 403 to discuss your qualifications.