University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

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Media, Communications and Critical Practice

University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

Faculty:London College of Communication
Field of Study:Communication and Media Studies, Other
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Length:15 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $43,405

Cost per year has been converted from British Sterling (£25,970) to Canadian Dollars.


Explore contemporary media and communications alongside the creative and professional practices central to the cultural industries. With work-based learning an integral part of the MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice course, you will develop your knowledge and professional experience in major London institutions such as Tate Modern, the British Council, Film London and the BBC.


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    MA Media Communications and Critical Practice attracts applicants from a variety of backgrounds. Applicants are expected have an academic or professional background in a relevant subject, and to demonstrate sufficient prior knowledge of and/or potential in the media and communications subject area to be able to successfully complete the programme of study. Humanities and social sciences graduates will be well equipped to join the course.

    We also consider applicants with an educational background in the performing or visual arts and those who have studied applied sciences (e.g. business or management), provided they can demonstrate strong analytical and research skills and sufficient prior experience of critical and enquiry-based learning. The course will also be relevant to those who are already working in the creative industries or related fields.

    An applicant will be considered for admission who has achieved an educational level equivalent to an Honours degree, preferably at 2:1 level.

    Educational level may be demonstrated by:

    • Honours degree (named above);
    • Possession of equivalent qualifications;
    • Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required;
    • Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required.
      Test Scores:
      • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
      Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
      • Statement of Research Interests
      • Portfolio
      Essay: your highest graded written work

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on December 18, 2022