Media, Culture And Education MA
This masters degree will:
- explore popular culture, media education, media literacy, mass communication and related fields
- develop your skills of analysis and research
- combine theory with practical opportunities for media production
- examine critically the most recent developments in the fields of cultural studies and new media, including the impact of new technologies
- engage with debates about the place and purpose of the media in society, including in formal and informal learning settings.
This masters degree provides the opportunity to:
- explore the theory and practice of media education
- work with leading researchers in the field
- develop media production skills, including digital video, animation and blogging
- engage with social media and consider its impact on education
- develop your capacities as a media educator
- work with the British Film Institute, our partner for three of the modules.
Who is this programme for?
Anyone with a personal, professional, educational or academic interest in media, culture and communication in terms of both analysis and production.
A good first degree in a relevant subject.
How are you assessed?
By coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words, plus practical work for some modules, and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.
Mixed mode, including face-to-face residential workshops at the IOE and British Film Institute of two to three days per module, bridged by online learning.
We are pleased to invite applications for a Master's studentship offered by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The studentship is worth up to £10,845 + tuition fees, and is available for October 2012 start.
Please apply for your masters by 20 March 2012 and complete and return the AHRC funding application by 16 April 2012.