Media and Communication: Digital Culture and Communication pathway MA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2020
  • Entry requirements: You will require a good Honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant field, such as Politics, International Relations, Communications and Media, Sociology, Journalisms.
Media and Communication: Digital Culture and Communication MA study page banner image

Entry requirements

The department offers taught postgraduate degrees and has specific policies towards international students and those wishing to study part time. The department fully embraces the University’s Equal Opportunities strategy and works closely with the Student Welfare and Disability Team, the International Office and the English Language Support Unit, to provide appropriate facilities for students with additional needs including English language support and adaptive and assistive technologies. 

Candidates wishing to be considered for registration onto our Masters degree should possess a good Honours degree (2:1 or equivalent).

You will require a good Honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant field, such as Communications and Media, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, or related discipline.

International qualifications

Applications from international students are encouraged and international qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

English language qualifications

All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language and are required to provide evidence of this. Qualifications accepted by the University can be found on our International webpages. Please see www.liv.ac.uk/international for English Language requirements specific to your country.

If you meet the academic requirements of the course but do not have the required level of English Language, it is possible for you to come and study at the University on one of our Pre-sessional EAP programmes.  Please see the English Language Centre website for further information about these programmes; www.liv.ac.uk/english-language-centre/pre-sessional-eap.

If you require additional English Language training during your study, the University is able to provide tuition and arrange IELTS tests through its English Language Centre, details of which are available at www.liverpool.ac.uk/english-language-centre.

IELTS6.5 (W6.5, 6.0 all other bands)
TOEFL iBT88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23.
International BaccalaureateStandard Level (Grade 5)
Hong Kong use of English AS levelC
INDIA Standard XII70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards
WAECC4-6

Please be advised that TOEFL is no longer classified by UK Visas and Immigration as a Secure English Language Test (SELT). However, at the current time the university is continuing to accept TOEFL, at the required level, for entry on to Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes.