|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 2:1 degree, but we will consider mature students with relevant professional experience.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading, 7.0 in Writing, 6.0 in Listening and 6.0 in Speaking
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This dynamic mix of academic and practical study gives you theoretical insight and hands-on experience.
Through lectures, seminars, workshops and research exercises, the course explores a range of issues related to the media and its relationship with political and public institutions in regional, national and international contexts.
You’ll gain hands-on experience of the communication of politics and an insight into the workings of political journalism. This course is great grounding for a career in public relations, political organisations, governmental and non-governmental bodies.
On a three-day field trip to London, you’ll visit national news organisations for briefings on current developments with senior editors and meeting politicians and political journalists.
Our guest lecturers come from the media industries, regulators, campaigning groups and research institutes.
Political Communication: journalism and democracy
Global Issues in Political Communication
Communicating with the Media
Writing for the Media
A range including:
Media and Public Communication in Japan
Media, State and Society in China
Censorship and the Media
Ethics and Regulation
The Media in Europe and its Neighbouring States
News and Civil Society
Journalism Politics and Public Debate
Journalism in Britain