University of East Anglia

MA Media and International Development

4.3 fantastic 3 opinions
University of East Anglia
In Norwich

£7,000
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Typology Master
Location Norwich
Start September 2019
  • Master
  • Norwich
  • Start:
    September 2019
Description

This Master’s is an innovative programme which addresses current theories, practice and research surrounding the relationship between media and development. Graduates have gone on to work in a range of fields including humanitarian communication, NGO communications, development journalism, media development, journalism and academia.


At the heart of the degree are two unique compulsory modules combining theory and practice: Media and International Development and Media and Development in Practice. Students may also choose from a wide range of specialist optional modules and training courses (eg Ethnographic Film-making for Development Professionals run by Postcode Films).

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Where and when
Starts Location
Sep-2019
Norwich
University Of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, England
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Starts Sep-2019
Location
Norwich
University Of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, England
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To take into account

· Requirements



Degree Subject Social Sciences, preferably media or development Degree Classification 2.1 or equivalent Special Entry Requirements Relevant work experience desirable
Entry Requirement
Applicants should normally have a good first degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

It is normal for undergraduate students to apply for entry to postgraduate programmes in their final year of study . Applicants who have not yet been awarded a degree may be offered a place...

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4.3
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Sammi
4.0 24/10/2017
What I would highlight: Professors were supportive and friendly and everything was better than expected. I enjoyed my the time.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Bridget
4.5 24/04/2017
What I would highlight: I have really enjoyed learning about my subject. Loved my lectures, not sure where it will lead me in the future and haven't had enough contact hours though!
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Eve Hatcher
4.5 02/03/2017
What I would highlight: I loved every piece of it, I wish I could stay for longer, I am very sad to leave but at the same time I am ready to move into the next stage. I'm gonna miss my friends.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Politics
International
Media

Course programme


Year 1

Compulsory Study (60 credits)

  • MA IN MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: EXAM
  • MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • MEDIA AND SOCIETY

Option A Study (40 credits)

  • DEVELOPMENT WORK PLACEMENT
  • DISSERTATION

Option B Study (0 - 20 credits)

  • CRITICAL ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE
  • DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVES
  • GENDER PERSPECTIVES IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT
  • INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
  • PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBALISATION
  • POLITICS AND MEDIA
  • RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND ANALYSIS
  • RURAL LIVELIHOODS AND AGRARIAN CHANGE
  • SOCIAL ANALYSIS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • WATER SECURITY FOR DEVELOPMENT - THEORY AND CONCEPTS
  • WELFARE AND EVALUATION IN DEVELOPMENT

Option C Study (0 - 20 credits)

  • CONCEPTUALISING SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
  • ISSUES IN MEDIA AND CULTURAL POLITICS
  • MICROECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
  • STUDYING MEDIA
  • UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL MEDIA

Option D Study (0 - 60 credits)

  • ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
  • APPLIED METHODS FOR IMPACT EVALUATION
  • CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT II: GOVERNANCE, POLICY AND SOCIETY
  • CONFLICT, CIVIL WARS AND PEACE
  • CONTEMPORARY WORLD DEVELOPMENT
  • EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND PRACTICE FOR DEVELOPMENT
  • GENDER DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
  • GLOBALISATION, BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT
  • GLOBALISED AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS
  • HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
  • MEDIA AND DEVELOPMENT IN PRACTICE
  • POLITICS AND MEDIA
  • RURAL POLICIES AND POLITICS
  • TOOLS AND SKILLS IN ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
  • WATER SECURITY FOR DEVELOPMENT - TOOLS AND POLICY

Option G Study (0 - 60 credits)

  • ASIAN CINEMA
  • FEMINISMS AND TELEVISION FROM WONDER WOMAN TO HANNAH HORVATH
  • FREE SPEECH
  • INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY
  • MACROECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT
  • PRACTICAL VIDEO AND TV NEWS PRODUCTION
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS, PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND THE MEDIA
  • THE BIG PICTURE: CONTEMPORARY HOLLYWOOD CINEMA

Additional information





Fees for the academic year 2018/19 are:
UK/EU Students: £7,000 (full-time)
International Students: £15,800 (full-time)
International applicants from outside the EU may need to pay a deposit.
LIVING EXPENSES
Approximately £9,135 living expenses will be needed to adequately support yourself.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FUNDING
A variety of Scholarships may be offered to UK students. Please click here for more detailed information about UK/EU Scholarships and Funding.
The University offers around £1 million of Scholarships each year to support International students in their studies. Scholarships are normally awarded to students on the basis of academic merit and are usually for the duration of the period of study. Please click here for further information about funding for International students. International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the University's International section of our website.

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