Apply to the MSc in Global Media and Communications at LSE and USC – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Media and Communications, a world-leading centre for education and research in communication and media studies at the heart of LSE’s academic community in central London. We’re ranked #1 in the UK and #3 globally in our field (2023 QS World University Rankings).

Prepare to embark on a truly international educational adventure, gaining insights from both sides of the Atlantic and positioning yourself at the forefront of the evolving media and communication industry. The Double Degree programme offers unparalleled exposure to global perspectives and expertise that will undoubtedly enrich your academic and professional journey. Spend one year at LSE in London, the heart of the UK’s media industry, and follow it with a year at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California (USC), a premier institution in the field of communication with strong ties to the Los Angeles media landscape.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Global perspective: engage in a critical exploration of mediation in the global context, dissecting the intricacies of globalisation in relation to media and communication. Analyse processes related to organisation, production, consumption, and representation in the ever-evolving media landscape.
  • International exposure: in our increasingly interconnected world, the international experience gained through this unique programme is invaluable. It equips you with a comprehensive knowledge base and practical experience to navigate the complex realm of media and communications on a global scale.

Graduate Destinations

 Upon graduation, our students embark on a diverse range of global careers, encompassing fields such as broadcasting, journalism, advertising, new media industries, political marketing, market research, regulation and policy, media management, and research in both the public and private sectors.

Find out more about the support you’ll receive through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

Find out more and apply now.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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