Gender, Media & Culture, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15150
    Tuition (Year)
    7080
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 ,
The MA in Gender, Media & Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory.
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About

Drawing on the internationally recognised and pioneering expertise of staff in the Department of Sociology and Department of Media and Communications in the development of cultural approaches to gender formations and gender theory, the programme offers you the opportunity to develop cutting edge critical skills in a range of sociological and cultural media and communications studies perspectives on gender relations specifically, and on culture more generally. As well as these theoretical and analytical points of orientation, the MA Gender, Media and Culture aims to help you grasp the importance of epistemology and methodology for the evaluation of empirical investigations of gender formations. The Gender, Media & Culture programme from Goldsmiths, University of London therefore introduces you to and offers training in the key socio-cultural methods for the study of gender in the contemporary world, including methods for the study of visual culture; the body and affect; and memory and autobiography. These two elements of the programme are brought together in a dissertation study, which involves tailored supervision in the application of research methods to a specific topic.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Understanding Journalism, for Research Students
  • Embodiment and Experience
  • Media Audiences and Media Geographies
  • Race, Empire and Nation
  • Media, Ritual and Contemporary Public Cultures
  • Music as Communication and Creative Practice
  • Political Economy of the Media
  • Promotional Culture
  • The City and Consumer Culture
  • Contemporary Screen Narratives in Practice and Theory
  • The Structures of Contemporary Political Communication
  • Asking the Right Questions: Research and Practice
  • Campaign Skills: Theory and Practice
  • Journalism in Context

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B): 193

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

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Academic Requirements

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject.
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15150 International
  • GBP 7080 EU/EEA

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