[FoME] New MA "Media and International Development": University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Christoph Dietz christoph.dietz at CAMECO.ORG
Mo Jun 8 17:39:24 CEST 2009

Masters of Arts (MA) in Media and International Development (MAMID)

School of International Development 
University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ,
Tel: +44 (0)1603 592329 Fax: +44 (0)1603 451999

1 year full time

On the global platform, the impact of the role of the media has
intensified significantly. Organisations are becoming increasingly aware
of how media interest can impact on driving international development
and social change. The MA in Media and International Development aims to
address current theories, practice and research surrounding the role of
the media in development. It will focus on communication for development
and the role of the media in global citizenship and society.

This new Masters degree is offered by the School of Development Studies
in collaboration with its Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Media
Scheme which provides a valuable resource in terms of broadcast
materials, expertise, contacts and networks throughout its industry. Its
interdisciplinary approach also enables students to take units from the
School of Political, Social and International Studies, the School of
Economics, and the School of World Art Studies and Museology also based
at the University of East Anglia.

Training and skills in research methods are also an integral part of
the degree course.

Teaching methods include a range of units and activities. Assessment
will be by essays, preparation for and participation in seminars and
projects, an examination, reviews, dissertation work and related data
analysis and conclusions.

Applicants for the MSc programme should have a good first degree in
either the social sciences or science. The degree will be particularly
attractive to journalists, or those working in media, journalism, new
media, television and film on development, globalisation and
humanitarian issues.

Programme Structure and Content

Compulsory Units

Autumn semester

Media and Global Citizenship 
Development Perspectives 
Choice from DEV or another School, (eg European Media and the EU,
Economics and the Mass Media, Textual Interaction and Ideology, Media

Spring semester

Media and International Development 

Choice from DEV (eg Contemporary World Development, Governance,
Democracy and Development, or Research Skills for Social Analysis

Choice from DEV or another School (eg Politics and the Mass Media,
Television and Reality, Climate Change: Impacts and Policy, World
English and the Impact of global Communication Technology, or English,
Communication, Culture)

Optional Units

Autumn semester

Gender Concepts for Development 
Gender and Rural Livelihoods 
Introduction to Education and Development 
Introduction to Social Development 
Research Techniques and Analysis 
Understanding Environmental Change 
Spring Semester:

Conflict, Peace and Security 
Educational Policy and Practice in Development 
Food Systems and Rural Development 
Gender, Difference and Social Policy 
Globalisation, Industrialisation and Development 
Health and Development 
Policies and Issues in Environment and Development 
Rural Policies 
Tools and Skills in Environment and Development 

To find out more contact:
Postgraduate Admissions
School of Development Studies
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ UK

Email: pgdev at uea.ac.uk 
Tel: +44 (0)1603 592807 (international)
Fax: +44 (0)1603-451999 (international)

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