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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

This innovative practical-based course explores issues from media to culture, politics, globalisation, the creative industries and digital multimedia practices. It’s designed to provide you with the in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the main debates surrounding the roles and processes of media systems in the context of globalisation. You’ll gain hands-on experience of working with audio-visual narratives providing you with the key transferable skills needed in the media, creative and cultural industries. It is ideal for those looking to pursue careers in media-management, media policy-making, media analysis, digital media, creative industries work or academic research. You’ll take part in practice-based workshops on issues related to working in the creative industries and the digital economy, working with digital multimedia platforms. You’ll gain understanding and practical skills in advertising and public relations; developing your independent research skills and methods. You’ll also have the option to produce either a practice-based or a research-oriented dissertation.

You gain insight into the complexity of contemporary communications in society and be able to carry out advanced research and creative productions. Through practical study you'll develop collaborative and team-working skills relevant to the media, creative industries and the digital economy. You will engage with organisations such as Broadway Cinema, New Art Exchange and Nottingham Contemporary to learn more about how creative organisations work, and hear from guest speakers who will discuss their careers in the industry.

Careers and employability

Recent graduates have gone on to a broad range of careers in the media and mobile industry. It is vocationally focused and will help you to develop a broad range of transferable skills to pursue careers in media-management, media policy-making, media analysis, digital media, creative industries work or academic research. While this course serves as a standalone degree, its research focus also makes it suitable preparation for doctoral work.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,100per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 97

    32nd out of 102 10

    64th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    123 61%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    140 73%

    25th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    83rd

    42
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 54%

    78th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    4

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