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International Communications and Development MA

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

International and development policy is influenced by communications. In our globally respected MA programme at a University ranked first in London for Communication and Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2020), you will explore how this happens within a sociological context.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You stand to benefit from the global development perspective given in this MA. You will develop a wider world-view through a grounding in the social, economic and political discussions of development and communications

You will develop analytical and critical skills through a detailed independent analysis of development programmes from the sector and engage with contemporary human rights issues.

Our module options in International Politics and Sociology allow you to approach your specialism from an innovative angle.

By building policymaking skills and knowledge of shifting geopolitics, you will gain highly valued skills.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you want to study how communications can be used within international development, this course is for you. We enable you to closely investigate and assess the role played by the media in development processes and policy-making.

Our MA programme will appeal if you have an academic interest in communication studies alongside cross-disciplinary interests in development studies, sociology and politics.

Career

The International Communications and Development MA can prepare you for various careers across the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations such as the civil service, major media companies and broadcasters, NGOs, government and development consultancies.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,860per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 97 26

    44th out of 86 2

    53rd out of 118 18

    63rd out of 105 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    133 66%

    25th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.52 70%

    95th

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    116 56%

    43rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    37
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    77th

    57
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    136 66%

    38th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    70th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    109th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    131 68%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    83rd

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    69th

    30

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