M.A. Gender, Media & Culture

Goldsmiths, University of London | London , United Kingdom
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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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.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 15150 Year (Non-EEA)
  • GBP 7080 Year (EEA)
Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

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

English Language Requirements

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6.5
CAE score
193(Grade B)

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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 arent 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.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

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