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MA Global Communication and Media

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Understand a rapidly changing field.
  • Study the role of communication and media in contemporary society.
  • Learn effective approaches for analysing media texts.
  • Conduct research and present your findings and ideas with clarity.
  • Develop as a professional, while drawing on the department’s advanced industry connections and research expertise.

On this course, you’ll gain a broad understanding of modern media and communication, and develop the skills you need for a career in these fields. You’ll develop specialist knowledge, and become a researcher in your own right. From there, you’ll be ready to launch a rewarding career, or enter doctoral study.

How you learn

You’ll be guided through your learning in a supportive environment where access is always available to academic and support staff. You are encouraged to develop learning autonomy, independent study skills, self-reflection and employability skills.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • seminar activities and discussion of reading
  • interactive workshops
  • tutorials and academic tutoring
  • critical thinking and research skills
  • practical work, data production and analysis
  • field trips
  • conferences
  • formative assessment activity and summative feedback
  • essays and individual presentations
  • guest speakers

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • new media organisations
  • international social media management
  • press and media organisations
  • international news agencies
  • governmental departments
  • journalism and campaign management
  • public relations
  • charity sector campaigning
  • advocacy
  • academia
  • teaching

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

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