Bangor University

Media and Practice Mres

Bangor University
In Bangor

£11,750
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Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Location Bangor (Wales)
Duration 3 Years
Start September
  • Postgraduate
  • Bangor (Wales)
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Start:
    September
Description

This programme aims to deepen student’s knowledge of media and practice, by allowing them to conduct research in the field of media theory, communication and media forms. Drawing on a wide range of expertise within the school, you will have the opportunity to develop, sustain, consolidate and resolve a self directed programme of work in the field of media, either creative or theoretical, over an extended period of time. The module is divided into two taught modules and a substantial independent piece of work, supervised by specialist professional staff in the field. Successful applicants for this programme will have an excellent _rst degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent practical/industrial experience, and a demonstrated ability to work independently to bring a self directed project to completion.

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Where and when
Starts Location
September
Bangor
LL57 2DG, Gwynedd, Wales
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Starts September
Location
Bangor
LL57 2DG, Gwynedd, Wales
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· What are the objectives of this course?

· Who is it intended for?

· Requirements

A good 2.i Honours degree or industry equivalent experience. IELTS score of 6.5 (no component below 6.0) or equivalent if your _rst language is not English or Welsh.

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
Drama
School
Media
Culture
Creativity
Film
Video Games
Creative Practice
MRes Humanities Dissertation
Non Fiction
Poetry
IT
Film
IT

Course programme

Media, Culture, and Creativity Theory: This module builds on one of the School of Creative Studies and Media Department’s greatest strengths, by bringing students together with other practitioners and researchers from other fields of study in a forum for a wider discourse about current research in the media and creative industries. The module will provide a systematic overview of major 20th and 21st century critical schools and theoretical approaches, which are key for an advanced understanding of how to read and analyse creative, cultural and media artefacts such as fiction, non fiction, poetry, drama, film, video games and other new media texts. Research Methods: This module equips you with an understanding and critical overview of key methodological issues associated with various types of research in the Media, Cultural and Creative Industries, in preparation for the dissertation. MRes Humanities Dissertation: With guidance from academic sta_, students following the MRes Humanities Dissertation module will be asked to choose a topic of their own, for further research. Students will be expected to produce an independently researched piece of work which will re_ect the knowledge and skills acquired from the taught modules. The topic chosen may be speci_c to one culture or comparative.


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