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MA Communication, Culture and Media

Engage with contemporary developments and debate in media, communication and culture to help shape new ways of understanding the complex, mediated world.

Develop key skills as a communicator within the culture & media industries

“There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.” Audre Lorde.

This degree aims to cover aspects of media, communications & cultural studies to help give you a better understanding of how media shapes the world and the way we live. You’ll have the opportunity to explore digital media, transnational identities, screen & moving image, new workplace practices, international film markets & contemporary experiences of health, wealth & happiness.


Understand the role of communication, media and culture in today’s modern world by critically exploring topics, addressing important issues of the day and responding creatively to media events as they occur.

Part time 2-5 years
£12,500 GBP (Total tuition fee)
£1,041.67 GBP (Price per program)
9 programs
Start date
Jan 2019

What do I need to apply?

Normal entry requires a good undergraduate degree on the British model in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Equivalent qualifications from overseas and professional qualifications are also acceptable.

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5

What are the learning outcomes?

  1. react and respond creatively and at an advanced level to different media forms;

  2. demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to gender, race, sexuality, disability and ethnicity, and a willingness to challenge structural inequalities;

  3. critically engage with content which is cutting edge, evaluating and using it in a flexible and professional way to develop knowledge;

  4. engage with international, local and regional contexts and approaches to analyse and produce meaningful work, which demonstrates an advanced level of understanding;

  5. produce visible and outward facing content which engages with a network of peers and media professionals;

  6. self-manage and communicate effectively with colleagues and peers through a range of workloads and self-directed projects, which demonstrates forward-thinking professionalism;

  7. engage with new ideas and practices, utilising a range media tools and modes of presentation.

Programs on this degree

Identity and the Good LifeTo be announced
Senses and Digital MethodsTo be announced
Distribution IndustriesTo be announced
The Transnational ConditionTo be announced
Subjectivity and the ScreenTo be announced
Digital Culture ResearchTo be announced
Archive, Film and ExhibitionTo be announced
Nations in CrisisTo be announced
Research and Practice PortfolioTo be announced

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  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the country’s top modern university in the Guardian University Guide 2018.

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