|Location||United Kingdom, (Main Site)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Awards||MA/PgDip/PG Cert degree|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
One academic reference must be sent
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Contemporary society is dominated by visual media – film,
photography, television, internet. This Film and Visual Cultures
MA allows you to investigate the technological, social and cultural
changes that have led to this development.
It also addresses the practical and political implications of this
change for contemporary visual media production and analyses the
specificity of visual media forms.
In order to critically and creatively operate in a visual media
dominated world it is vital to develop the conceptual tools that are
necessary for analysing visual representations – the codes,
meanings, visual languages and genres framing our visually dominated
By choosing specialist modules and by undertaking a research project,
you will engage with cutting-edge ideas, rigorous methods and
Through this approach an expertise is developed in the texts and
artefacts of diverse film traditions, television, advertising,
photography and digital visual media and cultures.
- Research in Communication, Culture and Media
- Approaches to Communication, Culture and Media
- Film & Visual Cultures
Four Option Modules to be selected from:
- Information Societies
- Media Audiences
- Communication, Culture and Media Industries
- Film Theory and Global Context
- Identity and Cultural Difference
- Journalism Themes and Issues
- Public Relations and Information Management
- Material Cultures
MA Research Project
This MA programme will be attractive to those wishing to enhance
careers in media research, the cultural and creative industries,
creative media practice and education, as well as those having
ambitions for further intellectual enquiry, research and an academic
career within this field.