Engage with public policy around important social issues in one of the oldest and most well-established sociology departments in London.
Criminology and Criminal Justice
The City MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice is taught by specialist researchers from across criminological disciplines that allows both for breadth of study and specialisation. You will become actively involved in the work of the Criminology Research Group and allied research centres within the School of Policy and Global Affairs.
The MSc is designed for those who are already or wish to become involved with or have an interest in the increasingly important debates about how to reconcile crime control and policing strategies with respect for and protection of human rights.
This innovative programme is designed to equip you with the criminological knowledge that will enable you to analyse and assess the conflicting demands for law, order and public safety, and human rights and civil liberties.
The programme is suitable for policy makers, non-governmental organisations professionals and journalists.
Global Creative Industries
The aim of the MA Global Creative Industries (GCI) is to equip you with an understanding of the contemporary transformation of culture, its applications and effects - a significant area of interest at a time when the culture and creative industries have become one of the fastest growing sectors of the global economy.
The combination of core and elective modules will support your understanding of how culture is produced and the mechanisms of cultural and creative ecosystems, and the examination of: issues of structural inequality across the sector, for example, gender, work, place; the challenges of technological and social change; and these events in a regional and world contexts and relevant economic and political structures.
The course work undertaken on the MA aims to shape your professional competencies through written and verbal reviews, essays, reports and the analysis of case studies drawn from the global creative industries globally.
Media and Communications
The MA in Media and Communications provides an opportunity to explore an aspect of theory or practice in depth through the literature and/or empirical evidence and make recommendations to improve and develop this theory or practice.
Our range of electives will allow you to gain a general knowledge of media and communication studies within the context of globalisation; the work of international organisations and non-governmental organisations in development communication; political communication; media representation; media audiences; communications policy; and trans-national media systems.
This interdisciplinary and innovative course is well-suited to individuals who wish to extend, deepen, update and sharpen their knowledge and understand current developments in media and communications, and to undertake an extended piece of original research.
City, University of London is ranked first in London for Communication and Media Studies (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022).