From Al Jazeera to Hollywood, News Corporation to China Central TV, the media increasingly operate in a global context. This course offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to global media, and is designed for those who work in, or want to work in, the media industries.
You will examine key developments in the media and communications industries associated with the logic of globalisation, and explore the complex nature of the globalisation process in the media. You will gain a relevant, well-grounded, high-quality education and skill base, enabling you to develop a clear and comprehensive understanding of communication and the mass media.
Applicants should have a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a humanities or social sciences discipline degree or with relevant professional experience. Particular consideration will be given to mature applicants. Applicants are required to submit a short assignment titled: 'How has the process of globalisation affected the media in your country?'. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in Writing and Speaking. Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.