Media and Creative Cultures
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/16
Intl fees: £13500
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MA in Media and Creative Cultures – a new Master’s degree at the Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts at the University of Greenwich
Why study this at Greenwich?
This programme is based on exploring themes of identity, power, aesthetics and creation of meaning in contemporary media cultures.
It's designed for those seeking personal and professional development in the world of ever-changing media.
- Our objective is to provide a future-facing and career-oriented programme that offers the latest development in media studies, together with hands-on collaborations with creative industries across London and beyond.
Our MA in Media and Creative Cultures is a result of several years of research and consultancy in higher education in the fast developing field of media and creativity. Interdisciplinary with roots in cultural studies, philosophy, political science, fashion studies, activism, and digital technology; this degree offers comprehensive theoretical approaches in the study of media in contemporary culture.
This programme offers you in-depth training in the latest digital and media research methods and the opportunity to engage with critical materials and cultural developments, as well as to collaborate with international researchers.
Throughout the programme, you will not simply be media analysts, but also media creators and curators. You will contribute to timely discussions on media culture, conduct innovative research projects, and visit media institutions across London and beyond.
As a Master's student in Media and Creative Cultures at the University of Greenwich, you're encouraged to engage with London's pioneering cultural and media scene, with its many festivals, exhibitions, installations, conferences, lectures, and workshops.
At least a 2.1 (Hons) degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.
About this university
There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.