Manchester Metropolitan University: International Relations and Global Communications

InstitutionManchester Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Politics, Philosophy and Public Services View department profile
Telephone 0161 247 6969
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The relationship between politics and communications has never been more dynamic or more important than it is today. Digital media, particularly social media, is fundamentally changing the terrain of politics.

This programme allows you to study those interactions within an interdisciplinary environment, drawing on research and expertise from the fields of politics, international relations, information and communications, journalism and linguistics.

You will study media and communications theory, plus the historical development of international relations and key issues in contemporary global politics, becoming an expert in how new communication technologies shape societies, politics and individual lives.

**Features and Benefits**
- Develop an in-depth understanding of global and international politics and political communications.

- Access to external workshops, seminars, conference days and talent days.

- Study in an interdisciplinary environment, engaging with politics, international relations, communications and linguistics.

- Opportunities to explore real life scenarios and work with political communication practitioners.


Manchester Metropolitan University
Humanities, Languages and Social Science


Humanities, Languages and Social Science is home to a community of creative thinkers, specialising in subject areas that shape the modern world, such as creative writing, history, politics, philosophy and languages among many others.

Our distinctive programmes nurture independent thinking, communication and evaluation skills that allow students to achieve global career success. We are internationally connected, with university associations and relations in over 50 countries, attracting students from all over the world.

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