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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21, OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


The Department of Media offers programmes in journalism, television, radio, music production, media and film studies, advertising and photography, serving more than 500 students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department welcomes postgraduate research studies in the areas of Advertising, Journalism and Media Studies.

The Department

Staff at the Department of Media are established international researchers who have published books and journal articles in the fields of journalism studies, fan and audience cultures and the societal impacts of social media. Recent and forthcoming books include: Understanding Fandom (2013), Popular Music Fandom (2013), Shades of Expression: Online Political Journalism in the Post-Colour Revolution Nations (2013), Global Journalism: An Introduction (forthcoming), Russia’s Liberal Media: Handcuffed but Free (forthcoming). Members of staff have also contributed to policymaking by submitting evidence to parliamentary inquiries and/or government departments and have participated in world-leading research projects such as the Worlds of Journalism study.

The Department of Media has a growing number of PhD students who benefit from our excellent library and learning resources, including a postgraduate study space and a regular programme of skills development workshops. Students conduct research on either a full-time or part-time basis. PhD students also attend and present their work at departmental and faculty research seminars and conferences.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,308per year

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

University information

University of Chester

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  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 97 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    107 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%



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