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What will I learn?

Course summary

  • Undertake research into an approved media and communication topic.
  • Your research will take place in the Communication and Computing Research Centre (CCRC) and you will be a member of the community of researchers in the Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI)
  • Benefit from sector-leading supervision, resources and research culture.
  • Join a vibrant research community, with very high levels of student satisfaction.
  • Take advantage of exceptional industry links, allowing you to apply your researchwith world-leading cultural sector partners.

A Media and Communication MPhil allows you to study an approved topic in detail,and gain research skills do so effectively.

How you learn

Your supervisory team will include a Director of Studies and one or more second supervisors with expertise and interest in your research area. However, much of the work for your degree willbe carried out independently, and you will need the initiative, motivation andcommitment to succeed. Your supervisors will help define your researchprogramme, agree any associated training requirements, and provide direction.

We invite applications in the areas of media studies, communication studies,cultural studies, heritage studies, journalism, PR, digital media productionand documentary film making.

You learn through

  • supervised study
  • independent research
  • workshops and seminars
  • mentoring sessions

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • research and academia
  • leadership and practitioner roles in the creative industries
  • the heritage sector
  • publishing
  • higher education

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£14,460.00 (14,90,057) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

October 2021

Venue

City Campus

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes: a first degree or professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to degree standard; an HND or higher education diploma with substantial work experience in an appropriate field; successful completion of a recognised pre-Masters course. The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD): Masters Degree from a recognised university. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

For international students

Masters degree from a recognised university qualifications will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD). All applicants must submit a completed postgraduate application form including a 1500 words research proposal. Where English is not your first language, you must also show evidence of English language ability.

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

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About Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses