The Communication, Culture and Media MA is made up of four mandatory modules:
- Exploring Digital Cultures
- Transnational Subjectivity
- Screen Cultures and Selves.
- Research ≠ Practice Portfolio
And the choice of two elective/optional modules (with three of the following six offered per semester*):
- Contemporary Expectations
- Transcultural Distribution
- Embodying Method
- International Film
- Cultural Labour
- The Networked Society
*Subject to student numbers
In all elements of the course, students learn to put theory into practice at an advanced level through informed theoretical ideas that develop new accounts of the world around us. You will learn to engage with practice, whether in theory, research, or activity, that is agile and responsive. You will also develop an ability think deeply, and participate with high level theoretical ideas that challenge what other take for granted. Through cross-over modules and a research/practice portfolio, you will learn to work in teams and independently, providing you with a broader understanding of the media landscape.
The course makes use of a range of creative practices to ensure students gain a rich and transferable skill-set, including intercultural competences, team work, presentation skills and professionalism, that are essential to media experts. Assessments include seminars, conferences, film screenings, public events, photographic exhibitions, websites and international collaborations.