This unique MA program on Media, Gender and Social Justice at the University of Leicester is an excellent fit for professionals currently working on social justice issues in grassroots, public, private or NGO sectors internationally. It also provides a strong foundation for recent grads aiming to enter the fields of social justice and corporate responsibility or for anyone wanting to pursue higher education in these subject areas.
On the MA in Media, Gender, and Social Justice you will gain a comprehensive view of the theories, concepts, and approaches related to the use of media and communication for addressing inequalities and engaging in social justice work. This course is unique in the UK in that it provides an interdisciplinary, critical, and practical focus in the area of media, gender and social justice.
You will study the role of media and communication technology in shaping inequalities on a global level and in a range of specific sites and organizations. You will examine the ways in which media and communication play a key role in framing, representing, and extending inequalities related to gender as well as other identity markers. You will also investigate the conceptual and practical tools media and communication research can provide for making interventions into these inequalities, through grounded case studies as well as engagement with real-world problems, groups, and questions.
This course will provide rigorous and critical study of media, gender, and questions and of social justice issues within contemporary society. In the various modules, you will engage with a variety of international institutions, contexts, locales, and issues with an intersectional approach to gender that encompasses race, ethnicity, disability, class, citizenship and migration, language, and sexuality.
This unique program has openings available for International students wanting to begin their studies this September. If you are applying from Canada please contact Barclay Educational Services by emailing Jackie: JSB@barclayedu.com (Please note: As a recognized Canadian agent for the University of Leicester there is no charge to students for application assistance. The university pays our fee.)