Communication; Culture and Media MACoventry University
£ 5.799 - (6.482 €)
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Learning and Development
Skills and Training
The Communication, Culture and Media MA is an exciting course that places an emphasis on understanding our complex mediated worlds through meaningful, research-based and real life projects. The course aims to introduce students to the study of cultures and the media by engaging in visible and active assignments that develop creative, critical and digital skills. Students engage with ideas at the cutting edge of the field, with the aim of producing graduates who are adaptable, flexible and agile in their thinking, research and practice. Working at a higher degree level, students have the opportunity to work interculturally as media experts, creative, professional communicators and researchers in the arts and cultural industries, as evidenced by our success levels in student destinations.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
We are one of the founders in the field in the UK with over 25 years' experience. You will want to chose this course if you:
- Are interested in making your voice heard and visible through intellectually challenging and engaging projects;
- Are looking to make, create and respond in meaningful ways to a range of important issues of the day, and;
- You want to build your professional collaborations, independence and knowledge of the world.
What you will get in return is a course set within its own global community where many students come from overseas, dedicated staff who are enthused by sharing the most recent knowledge and ideas in their fields. We aim to create a supportive and collaborative environment where students and staff work together on important and topical issues. Together, we help ensure that, in the wider context of an expanding globalized media, your voice gets heard, for example through assessments that can take the form of digital publishing, public events and exhibitions. We provide a range of exciting opportunities to produce industry-related work and self-directed portfolios that are geared towards creating graduates who could work either in the UK or abroad.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
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."