MA Digital Media and Creative Industries

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    MA Full-time 1 year Part-time 2-4 years

Course Description

Our MA Digital Media and Creative Industries programme will enable you to develop a detailed understanding of media and cultural theories, history, cultural policy, gender, and social movements in one of the world’s principal cities for communications and media.

Our popular MA Digital Media and Creative Industries programme examines the ways in which individuals, groups, and organisations produce, consume and use media to fashion identities and forge relationships, whilst considering the influence of history, cultural policy, gender, language, race, sexuality and social movements. In addition, you will gain hands on experience of identifying, framing and resolving practice oriented and real-world based challenges and problems, using creativity, critical enquiry and appropriate tools to achieve valuable and relevant solutions.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree with a minimum of 55% (or equivalent international qualification), in social science, humanities or associated subject.

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Programme Funding

There are lots of options available to you to fund your master’s programme, from alumni bursaries to school and department scholarships and government loans.

Student Destinations

Graduates are highly qualified to work in a variety of media and creative roles across a range of sectors. Previous graduates have progressed into senior and executive-level roles in public relations, advertising, marketing, tourism and journalism.

Module Details

Semester 1

Compulsory modules

  • Media Industries: Critical Perspectives

Optional modules

Choose one of:

  • Design Futures
  • Principles of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Promotional Practices and Cultures

Choose one of:

  • Information Management
  • Social Identities and Media

Choose one of:

  • Design & Identity
  • Digital Media Audiences and Markets
  • Strategic Sports Sponsorship
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

Semester 2

Compulsory modules

  • Collaborative Project
  • Creative Industries: Contexts and Practices
  • Researching Media Industries
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

Choose one of:

  • Intellectual property
  • Digital Heritage, Museums and Cultural Industries
  • Media, Social Movements and Politics


Compulsory module

  • Dissertation

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