For those seeking to understand the interplay between digital new media and communication technologies, political institutions, behaviour and public policy, with emphases on citizen engagement, mobilization, campaigning, and the role of new media in the global system. Covers e-democracy, e-government, e-campaigning, citizen journalism, new media, war, and conflict. The MSc Stream, one of the several taught as part of the Department of Politics and International Relations' Masters programme, combines specialisation in the area of New Political Communication with the flexibility to choose from a wide range of optional courses. A 10-12000 word supervised dissertation is written over the summer. Teaching is conducted in small group seminars, supplemented by individual tuition for the dissertation.