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Course summary

The course will provide media and communication professionals with an informed and critical perspective on the future of communications, and future researchers and academics will gain advanced skills in media and communications. It draws on the expertise of Strathclyde’s internationally-renowned media and communications academic staff, including experts in strategic communication, media and communication theory, media ethics and mediated populism. Ranked 1st in the UK for Communication & Media Studies (Times Good University Guide 2023)


Course content: Communication and Media Theory in an International Context, Research Skills in Literature, Culture and Communication, Media and Communication Option, From Broadcast to Participation: a History of Mediation, Strategic Communication.

Assessment method

The course will assessed by an combination of written assignment, group and individual presentation, case study and media production.

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Media and Cultural Studies, English Studies, or a related discipline. An undergraduate degree in media or communication is not a prerequisite for this programme and we would be delighted to welcome applications from a variety of backgrounds. Entry may be possible with other qualifications and/or work experience: i.e. applicants who haven’t met the degree requirement but obtained substantial professional experience in relevant areas (public /private / third sector organisations related to international relations / public administration / community development, etc.) will be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £7100 Year 1
England £7100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7100 Year 1
Wales £7100 Year 1
Channel Islands £7100 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the programme details on the University of Strathclyde website.

Sponsorship information

There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Please see website for further details.

Media and Communication at University of Strathclyde - UCAS