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Overview

The MSc Media and Communication programme provides a wealth of knowledge and transferable skills for you to make an impact on the media world of today and tomorrow.

Media is at the heart of most businesses, and it is constantly evolving. In this programme, you will understand media, interactive virtual reality, broadcasting and newsgathering.

You will also receive guidance in how to steer through the many pitfalls today’s globalised mediascapes present. Graduates will become trailblazers in a media world full of opportunities.

This programme is currently undergoing major revisions to be implemented in September 2022, pending approval.
The revised programme will allow students to choose between two pathways: a practical pathway, Professional Communication, and a research pathway, Global Media and China. The proposed revisions include ending the part-time programme.

For more information, please contact our Programme Director, Tabe Bergman

Why should I study Media and Communication at XJTLU?

  • Learn from international staff with prominent scholarly publications and extensive industry experience
  • Gain practical experience through internships in large domestic and international media companies
  • Create your own media content, such as the development and dissemination of short videos and video games
  • Study at a world-class campus with cutting-edge technologies
  • Earn a degree from the University of Liverpool that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.


Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the MSc Media and Communication, you will have:

  • a thorough understanding of key concepts, theories and practice in media and communication
  • sound knowledge of media language and its iterations on different platforms
  • strong research skills of media analysis in the workplace
  • an understanding of the current research methodologies in this field
  • an appreciation of the current views on communicative practices, including domestic and international media manifestations.
This degree will provide you with the necessary roadmap for navigating the 21st century domestic and international media worlds.
Tabe Bergman
Programme director

Modules

  • Core modules

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  • Additional learning activities

    The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.

We have access to so many resources and a wealth of knowledge from our professors who come from all over the world.
Krystal Soroka
Student, MSc Media and Communication, The Bahamas

Careers

Graduates are well prepared for careers in the ever-expanding, international media environment that requires multifaceted, disruptive, cutting-edge technology and key opinion leaders. Our alumni are employed as digital media entrepreneurs, media company executives, digital change consultants, public relations executives, international media facilitators, and print and broadcast journalists.