For those seeking to understand the interplay of 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.
The MSc, which has run since 2007, 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 research dissertation is written over the summer. Teaching is conducted in small group seminars, supplemented by individual tuition for the dissertation.
The MSc New Political Communication is accredited by the UK ESRC on a 1+3 basis as part of the South East Doctoral Training Consortium.
For further information and to apply online visit the MSc New Political Communication page.