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About Media and Globalisation at Nottingham Trent University

This innovative course enables you to gain an improved understanding of the many facets of today's communications media, including broadcasting and information communication technology, and the role they have to play in globalisation processes.

You will join a team of established experts who offer a unique course that combines both theoretical and practical approaches. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the main theoretical frameworks related to media and globalisation.

How you're taught


Assessment on the course involves course work, report writing, presentations and group work. The core of the course is structured with no formal examinations.

You will write a dissertation, and prepare work on research methods including an assessed dissertation proposal as part of the research training element of the degree. This varied pattern of assessment reflects the main aim of the course in preparing students for work either in academic, research, analysis or practical policy management fields.

Learn a new language

Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have.

Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills, enrich your experience when travelling abroad and boost your career prospects. Find out more about the ULP.

Careers and employability

Career development

Recent graduates have gone on to a broad range of careers in the media and mobile industry. While this course serves as a stand-alone degree, its research focus also makes it suitable preparation for doctoral work.

Although this course does not offer a formal placement, it is vocationally focused and will help you to develop a broad range of transferable skills.

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Entry requirements

We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our courses. If you're not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.

Pre-masters and foundation courses

If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you're already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our pre-masters and foundation courses page.

English language entry requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests.

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If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please email our international team for advice.

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