Study Communication Sciences in United Kingdom

Study Communication Sciences in United Kingdom

Studying Communication Sciences

Communication sciences concentrate on human behaviour, through the impact and influence on mass media and messages to people and culture. Graduates of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in communication sciences can build a career in journalism, market research, education, human resources, advertising and many other fields.

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161 Communication Sciences Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, M.Sc. Communication and Entrepreneurship

This new postgraduate course provides you with an exciting opportunity to investigate communication in the context of entrepreneurship and business. The programme will introduce you to the multidisciplinary dimensions of professional communication, exploring in detail how linguistic analysis can illuminate and enhance communication in businesses and a range of other workplaces.

English Studies
, M.A. Art & Design (Communication Design)

This Art Design (Communication Design) programme from Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts is a new and contemporary MA designed for practitioners who want to work in the cultural and creative industries. Awarded by Kingston University and delivered in partnership with Hearst Magazines (publishers of ELLE magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar), we have worked together to design an exciting and unique Master's programme which will bring you endless opportunities as you further your studies and career in the creative arts.

, M.A. Media and the Middle East

This unique Media and the Middle East MA programme from SOAS, University of London takes up the study of the relationship between politics, culture and communication in the Middle East. The course draws on theoretical approaches central to the study of culture, politics, society and communication to critically assess the continuously changing media and cultural landscape in the Middle East.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
, M.Sc. Science

This MSc course offers an opportunity to examine some of contemporary science's most pressing issues and to develop a wide range of skills associated with masters-level study. You can choose any of the current modules within the postgraduate science programme, which means that you can tailor this MSc to suit your own interests.

, Master Mobile Communication Systems

The Mobile Communication Systems programme from Loughborough University London is aimed at providing knowledge and expertise in the latest mobile and wireless communications technologies driving the evolution of mobile Internet. The demand for low-latency, high-speed mobile data access is increasing, with the use of smart phones and bandwidth-intensive wireless multimedia applications.

Institute for Digital Technologies
, M.A. International Liaison and Communication

The International Liaison and Communication course from the University of Westminster will enrich your knowledge and application of the key paradigms of international communication, information handling and presentation in a range of contexts from the field of public diplomacy to international media, intelligence, business and international NGOs.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
, M.Sc. Marketing (Communications)

The Marketing (Communications) programme is offered at Manchester Metropolitan University. Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of marketing communications. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but possess relevant experience.

, M.Sc. Speech and Language Processing

The Speech and Language Processing programme from The University of Edinburgh covers all areas of speech and language processing, from phonetics, speech synthesis and speech recognition, to natural language generation and machine translation. The flexible nature of the programme allows students to take courses ranging across other areas of linguistics, informatics, cognitive science and psychology.

College of Humanities & Social Science
, M.Sc. Signal Processing and Communications

Signal processing and communications provide the theoretical foundations for any application which generates, processes, transmits or stores any type of signal. Practical examples are computers and smart phones, and the Internet, DVD players, radar and wireless systems, sensor networks, medical images and digital cameras. The Signal Processing and Communications course is delivered by The University of Edinburgh.

College of Science & Engineering
, Master Marketing and Communication

The Specialised Masters (MS) in Marketing and Communication from ESCP Europe Business School are professional-oriented programmes in specific management areas designed for postgraduates with a clear career goal and lead to a specialisation or double skill in response to corporate demand for highly qualified managers.

Specialised Masters Full-time
, M.A. Graphic Design Communication

MA Graphic Design Communication at Chelsea College of Arts encourages a broad and diverse approach to thinking and practice that helps students shape engaging and imaginative design solutions through material, media, technologies and systems of public engagement.

Chelsea College of Arts
, Master Social Science Research Methods

This MRes in Social Science Research Methods prepares students for a research-related career by providing a structured programme of training in a range of research skills and methodologies, to enable students to approach a research project in a systematic and professional way.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.Litt. Political Communication

This ESRC-recognised research-training programme gives you a broad and rigorous grounding in the study and methodologies of political communication. The Political Communication programme is offered at the University of Glasgow.

School of Social and Political Sciences
, M.Phil. Networks and Communications

The School of Computing has a thriving and active research culture that pushes the boundaries of computing and the application of computer systems. Research covers a wide range of areas, with projects ranging from highly theoretical to very practical.

Faculty of Technology
, M.Sc. Mathematics of Cryptography & Communications

The Mathematics of Cryptography & Communications programme is offered at the Royal Holloway University of London. This highly focused MSc explores some of the mathematics behind modern secure information and communications systems, specialising in mathematics relevant for public key cryptography, coding theory and information theory.

Department of Mathematics
, Master Social Media and Social Research

This innovatative Masters degree combines advanced study of social media with practical training in a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The programme furnishes students with skills in social research that will enable them to pursue a future career in a wide range of social media and data analysis contexts.

, M.A. Intercultural Communication

The programme draws on the latest developments in linguistic and psychological theory. You may take option pathways in other disciplines such as management, marketing, TEFL and travel and tourism, where you will study alongside students of those disciplines.

University of Bedfordshire Business School
, M.A. Communication and International Marketing

This Communication and International Marketing programme combines the internationally recognised research and teaching strengths of the Department of English with the University’s highly reputable School of Management, accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences
, M.A. Intercultural Communication for Business and Professions

This course offers you an opportunity to raise your cross-cultural awareness and enhance your intercultural communicative competence in international business settings, to reflect on your own culture and language use, and to develop the professional and business communication skills necessary to proceed to careers in the international business world.

Postgraduate courses
, M.A. International Political Communication

This course is designed to provide an advanced understanding of the issues and debates surrounding political communication in the twenty first century. The units are conceptually led, combining discussions of theory with an exploration of current and best practice in society. All units will offer an international perspective and provide insights into the latest developments in political communication research and practice and the impact of recent technological innovations.

Faculty of Media and Communication
, M.A. Communication Design & the Creative Economy

If you are currently employed in or would like to develop a career in communication design, the Communication Design and the Creative Economy MA course is ideal. By the end of the course, you will be equipped with the leading-edge knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in this area of the creative economy.

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
, M.Sc. Marketing Communications

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), this Marketing Communications course from London South Bank University will equip you for a career in the marketing arena in areas such as corporate marketing, advertising, public relations and market research.

, M.A. Media and Creative Industries

You will have the opportunity to gain contextual understanding of this highly popular field in a city globally renowned for its Media Creative Industries. In addition, you will have access to wide-ranging industry networks and events gaining first-hand knowledge and exposure to potential employment sectors.

, M.A. Marketing Communications and Advertising

Our Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc, accredited by CIM, places each student under the spotlight. Can you put your sound theoretical understanding into practice? Will your communications plan, and the research it's built on, withstand academic scrutiny? Do you present work confidently? Would a seasoned ad agency director trust your recommendations? Graduates are ready to leap into advertising, communications or public relations roles, and answer any question their clients throw at them.

Faculty of Business and Law
, M.Sc. Marketing Communications (PgDip / PgCert)

The digital revolution has resulted in a widening of the number and types of organisations involved in communications. Whereas previously advertising was often confined to larger organisations in the commercial sector, the simultaneous presence of websites in particular has meant that most organisations, including those in the public sector, have to become far more professional in how they communicate with customers, the public and other stakeholders.

, M.A. Intercultural Communication

Learn to communicate effectively in an intercultural workplace. Advance your knowledge of language and cultural theory, as well as your business and professional communication skills, in a community of students from all over the world. You’ll even have the chance to spend a semester on a European campus.

Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Science Communication

This course, which contains both academic and practical components, will develop your skills of intellectual analysis and independent investigation, and prepare you for a wide range of professional science communication careers.

Science Communication, Translation and Languages
, M.A. Journalism (NCTJ accredited)

MA Journalism consists of a common core of study in journalism, with an offer of specialist study in print or broadcast journalism in the second term, which will facilitate your entry into different aspects of the industry. This is particularly relevant in the context of a converging media industry requiring multi-skilling and the ability to adapt to new media environments.

School of Arts
, M.A. Conflict Transformation and Social Justice

This is a unique and innovative interdisciplinary Conflict Transformation and Social Justice programme at Queen's University Belfast taught through subject areas that include law, anthropology, english, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, sociology and the creative arts.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Media and Communications

This course examines the relationships between the media, processes of communication, and the technological developments involved in the transformation of media, communication and social interaction in the contemporary world.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Science, Media and Communication

This Science, Media and Communication course from Cardiff University offers knowledge and expertise relating to the organisation and funding of scientific research, the reporting of scientific innovation and controversy, and the role of citizens, experts and the media in decisionmaking. Students will also receive practical, hands-on training in presenting science via news media or directly to audiences ranging from school children to the general public.

Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
, M.A. Intercultural Business Communication

MA Intercultural Business Communications from University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) will be of interest to those wishing to work in careers related to, or who have already worked in, international business and management contexts. It will also be relevant to those who wish to become more successful in understanding communication or who are cultural specialists in their own professions.

, M.Sc. Telecommunications Systems

Aston’s long-established MSc in Telecommunications Technology programme is organised by the Electronic Engineering subject group in cooperation with the telecommunications industry via an industrial steering committee. The programme is designed to develop or update a wide range of technical understanding, engineering “know-how” and professional skills that are needed to contribute effectively to the design and development of telecommunications systems for national and international networks, or to enter telecommunications research.

Engineering & Applied Science
, M.Sc. International Marketing Communications Programme

This internationally focused programme aims to equip graduates and professionally qualified managers with the necessary skills and knowledge of marketing communications in order to gain a greater understanding of the way these themes interact and operate whilst preparing students for careers in an agency or client context. It provides students with a competitive edge by demonstrating to employers the student’s ability to cope with the practical and academic demands of mobility and intercultural complexity in today’s global arena.

, M.Sc. Science Communication and Public Engagement

The University of Edinburgh supports a vibrant culture of science communication and public engagement and has considerable expertise across the full spectrum of science communication and public engagement practice; from dissemination of knowledge, through consultation and collaboration.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
, M.Sc. Wireless Communications and Networking

The Wireless Communications and Networking programme is designed to address the rapidly increasing demand for qualified engineers and managers with well equipped knowledge in wireless and mobile communication systems and networks. This one-year programme offers six-month taught modules covering a wide range of subjects from fundamental information and communications technology (ICT) to contemporary developments in wireless and mobile industry. It also includes a six-month individual project with opportunities of participating in the project provided by industry.

Engineering & Applied Science
, Master Communication

This course focuses on the nature and function of communication theory. It examines the role of theory in understanding communication events, and explores various advanced communication theories as applied to professional communication. The objectives are to expose students to the changing media landscape, as a result of the rapid development in the field of communication technology.

Postgraduate Courses
, Preparation Course Graphic Communication

This course will give you the opportunity to explore all aspects of graphic design and communication, and teaches both practical and technical skills.

, Pre-Master Postgraduate Pathway: Arts and Humanities

The ICWS two semester pre-masters is designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain access to a range of quality Masters degrees within the College of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. The information below details start dates, and course fees. Check out the “Why Choose ICWS” section for more information.

International College Wales Swansea
, M.Ed. Early Years Pedagogue

The MEd in Early Years Pedagogue is suitable for students looking to pursue part-time study in this area. It's ideal for those seeking a qualification whilst working that will enhance professional practice.

, M.Sc. Information, Communication and Society

The MSc degree Information, Communication and Society (ICS) sets out to provide technical competences combined with advanced analyses and explanations of the social character of the Information Age. The premise of the degree is that there is a pressing need for graduates who have an understanding of technical issues as well as comprehension of the social dimensions of informational issues.

School of Informatics
, M.Sc. Social and Public Communication

This programme explores communication as a social psychological process central to the conduct of everyday life, in public as well as in private. Communication is both the foundation of social life as well as a professional activity to influence and persuade, to gain advantage, to build and sustain a community of trust, and to reach a common understanding on a controversial issue.

Institute of Social Psychology
, M.A. Communication and Applied Linguistics

This course is designed to produce highly competent communicators for the modern business and media world. Combining the theory with the practice of communication, it has a distinctive vocational orientation and focuses on English as the medium of communication. The course can be studied through campus-based learning or through distance learning.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.A. Marketing Communications

Designed in conjunction with major agencies to represent the digital communications landscape, this course helps give you a full understanding of modern marketing communications and boosts your career prospects.

Faculty of Design, Media & Management
, M.A. Cross-Cultural Communication and Education

This MA in Cross-Cultural Communication and Education programme from Newcastle University provides theoretical, research and practical training in areas of international and intercultural communication and their application to education. It will help you achieve a reflective but practical understanding of key issues in educational leadership and management.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
, M.A. Graphic Communication

Our MA Graphic Communication is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills and interests by exploring the creative issues and technical aspects of graphic design today. For designers working in industry, it offers a platform for career development by revising, developing and updating your skills.

Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries
, M.Sc. Language and Communication Impairment in Children

We understand how important it is for you to keep developing and improving the service you provide. We also know how hard it can be, as a busy professional, to commit to a full-time course. Our roster of flexible, online courses is constantly developing to stay in line with the demands of your job. Everything we teach is based on the very latest world-leading research.

Department of Social Science
, M.A. Media and Communication

This flexible course gives you the chance to study communication and media theory at an advanced level. It will provide you with a highly employable set of skills, together with the ability to engage with theoretical concepts and display critical understanding and analysis

Faculty of Media and Communication
, M.A. Language, Culture and Communication

The course is intended for those who wish to upgrade their professional and academic standing in critical discourse studies, media studies, and/or intercultural communication. It is particularly suitable for students/researchers who want to move into higher education, journalism, and research into the role of communication in media and society.

Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
, M.A. Media & Communications

This MA in Media & Communications offers a broad look at many aspects of the media – sociological, economic, cultural. It invites you to think critically about the global media worlds of the present age, and about your own location in the mediated society in which you live.

Department of Media & Communications
, M.Sc. Communications Engineering

The main objective of the course is to educate students in the rapidly growing area of Communications to undertake responsible and challenging posts in academia and industry.

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
, M.Sc. Media, Communications & International Journalism

This programme combines the latest in media, communications and audience theory, and research methodologies with the production and editorial skills that are required of the modern journalist. You can apply your understanding of the role of the media in society to your own journalistic output.

School of Social and Political Sciences
, M.A. Fashion Management and Communication

If you are a creative individual with fashion experience, this course prepares you for a high level career in fashion management and communication. You learn to push the boundaries of design thinking and produce a body of work that challenges mainstream industry. Your studies take place in a collaborative environment where you work on live briefs and have the opportunity to exhibit your work to tutors and fellow students.

, M.Sc. Marketing Communications

Marketing communications are messages and related media used to communicate with a market. This Marketing Communications programme at Birkbeck, University of London explores and investigates the marketing communications business, how marketing communications work, how to plan a marketing communications campaign, and ethical considerations when implementing marketing communications in practice.

, MBA Communication & Public Relations

Public Relations is one of the fastest growing professions in the world. The profession has experienced an enhanced change in status over the years. The MBA in Communication and Public Relations programme will provide students with the high level of knowledge and the increased skills needed to succeed in this dynamic and expanding profession.

Postgraduate Courses
, M.A. Publishing

Welcome to the MA in Publishing at University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) - the only specialist postgraduate Publishing programme in the North of England. We have worked closely with top professionals in the publishing world to create a unique curriculum which provides you with an excellent academic qualification and the vocational skills vital for you to pursue a successful career in Publishing.