Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Diplomacy, Communication and Information Management

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

This programme will provide you with specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy, communication and information management. Advances in communication are expanding and contracting our world simultaneously. Whilst whole nations are welcomed to the world through advances in technology, at the same time governments face the growing challenge of how to manage and harness communication for the advancement of their citizens.

MSc

Diplomacy, Communication and Information Management

Loughborough University London

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time or up to 4 years part-time

This programme will provide you with specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy, communication and information management. Advances in communication are expanding and contracting our world simultaneously. Whilst whole nations are welcomed to the world through advances in technology, at the same time governments face the growing challenge of how to manage and harness communication for the advancement of their citizens.

Programme information

This programme uses real life examples to help address the challenges and opportunities offered by global communication and information exchange. This programme will provide you with specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy, communication and information management.

Core study areas: diplomacy: policy, practice and procedures; emergency simulations; cultural projection and perception; Information management and governance; an individual project (which can be a dissertation or business plan or placement project).

Optional study areas (choose two modules only): the politics and practice of the European Union; economic diplomacy; diplomatic discourse; diplomacy and religion.

Subject enhancement areas (choose one module only): design thinking; media and creative industries: context and practices; media and creative industries: critical perspectives; introduction to mobile internet and media clouds; leadership models and practices: applications to a sport context; principles of entrepreneurship and innovation; management skills.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams.

Entry qualification

Minimum of a lower second class honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent. 

Careers and further study

This programme will equip you with the skills to pursue careers as trained specialists in diplomacy with particular reference to communication and information management.

Programme modules

Core Modules

  • Individual Project, Dissertation, Business Plan or Placement
  • Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures 1
  • Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures 2
  • Emergency Simulations
  • Cultural Projection and Perception
  • Information Management and Governance
  • Second Subject Module

 Optional Modules

  • The Politics and Practice of the European Union
  • Economic Diplomacy
  • Diplomatic Discourse
  • Diplomacy and Religion

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We are delighted that you are considering Loughborough University in London as your postgraduate destination.

We have a long tradition of producing graduates who are highly sought after by employers.

All applications for postgraduate degrees should be made online. For further advice and guidance on how to make a successful application, and access to the Application Portal please visit www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/postgraduate/.