The Media, Culture & Society MSc explores how media interacts with and shapes contemporary culture and society. It offers unique interdisciplinary study combining social sciences and arts approaches in the vibrant cultural and media hub of Glasgow. WHY THIS PROGRAMME
- This programme offers a combination of social sciences and arts insights on how we live in today’s media age.
- One-third of the degree is based on choice of an independent dissertation or a collaborative group project.
- It equips students to be critical research-led experts in the opportunities and threats posed by interactions with and dependencies on contemporary media.
- This programme addresses urgent issues of our age: power, inequality, identity politics, trust and journalism, surveillance capitalism, privacy, risk and security, AI, war and conflict, datafication, hate-speech and trolling, memory and the future, the Coronavirus global pandemic.
- Located in the vibrant cultural and media hub of the city of Glasgow.
- Taught by international experts from the Glasgow Media Group, Glasgow Social and Digital Change Group, and talks from key international scholars and industry thinkers including artists, film-makers, archivists, curators, NGOs and photojournalists.
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in: Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Journalism Studies, Sociology, History, Memory Studies, Communication Studies, Organisation Studies, War Studies or related social sciences or arts subject area.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||overall score 6.5 no sub-test less than 6.0 or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:|
|TOEFL (iBT)||90||No sub-test less than: Reading - 20 Listening - 19 Speaking - 19 Writing - 23|
|PTE Academic||60||No sub-test less than 59|
|Trinity ISE||Distinction||With distinction in all sub-tests|
Including: CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169 CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.
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