Media Studies
Dr Jilly Kay
the University of Surrey
University of Leicester

University of Leicester

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About this Subject Spotlight

Join Dr Jilly Kay as she discusses how the media shapes our identities, the role the media plays in social justice movements, and how media and communication are transforming politics in the modern age. She will also analyse the media framing of the black lives matter movement, posing a research task for you to aid your understanding.

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Media & Communication at University of Leicester

Media today are in our pockets, on our bedside tables and in our classrooms as we witness the expansion of media platforms and practices beyond the family television and desktop computer.

The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s leading centres for research and teaching in media, communication and culture, and one of the largest academic communities focusing on media and communication in the UK today.

The degree programmes are designed to offer you the chance to explore a wide range of specialist subjects within the wider field of media and communication. At the end of your degree, not only will you have an in-depth understanding of the field of communication and media research, but you will also have gained the analytical, practical and research skills necessary for living and working in today's media-saturated world.

Media and Communication at Leicester is part of the School of Media, Communication and Sociology.

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