School of International Development, University of East Anglia (DEV) This Master’s is an innovative programme which addresses current theories, practice and research surrounding the relationship between media and development. Graduates have gone on to work in a range of fields including humanitarian communication, NGO communications, development journalism, media development, journalism and academia.
This Masters programme;
- combines theory and practice through its two specialist media and development modules.
- gives students the opportunity to either write a dissertation in the summer term or take a work-experience module.
- is embedded in the local community, with strong links to a number of local NGOs and media organisations.
- is connected with the Public Media Alliance, the largest global association of public broadcasters, who are based within the School and provide teaching and resources.
- has, in recent years, included seminars, lectures and workshops from Intermedia, The Guardian, Mediae, World View, One World Media, the International Broadcasting Trust, BBC Media Action and academics from the London School of Economics, the University of Westminster and City University.
- contains an optional five-day practical training course entitled, Film-making for Development, run by Postcode Films.
- is situated in the School of International Development (DEV) which has a world-class reputation for research in development studies.
- allows for a unique range of choice and specialisation, with students able to choose module options from within DEV and from other departments at UEA.
The MA Media and International Development degree is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time.
School of International Development, University of East Anglia (DEV), United Kingdom