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What will I learn?

This course is designed to provide a thorough grounding in issues dominating contemporary thought on processes of mediation and cultural practice. Students have the opportunity to investigate key theoretical debates reshaping this expanding and diverse field. The coherence of the programme is achieved through close connections between core modules and specialised optional modules. You will have the opportunity to explore various aspects of the ecological entanglements of media, reflecting the research interests of the course team. You are encouraged to analyse 21st Century cultural processes and phenomena in a global context and to engage in reflexive, experimental research practice. Career and Personal Development: Graduates may progress to careers in the media and culture industries, while others may utilise their knowledge and advanced critical-thinking skills in research roles across a range of commercial and public sector organisations. Some choose to go on to doctoral study and a career in academia. Careers Services: The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University.

Which department am I in?

School of Film and Media

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,000.00 (16,48,749) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

4 October 2021


Lincoln (Main Site)

Brayford Pool,



LN6 7TS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although applicants must successfully complete a US Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 2.8 (some courses may require a GPA of 3.2). Some of our postgraduate programmes, the major / content of your undergraduate degree will be taken into consideration. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score). Some courses require a higher IELTS score.

For international students

Students need to have a first or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience. International students will require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element, or equivalent. TOEFL IBT with overall score of 90.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.