Please complete the personal detail form to begin your application to study Media, Ethics and Social Change MA (online) at the University of Sussex.

Once you have completed this form you will receive an email from our Admissions Team with a link to our Application Portal. The email should come within a few moments of you submitting the form. If you do not receive an email with 15 minutes please contact our Admissions Team who will resend the link
studyonlineadmissions@sussex.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class (2:1) undergraduate honours degree or above from any UK university or international equivalent. You could also be considered for entry to this course with relevant professional experience and may be required to submit a portfolio of work as part of your application.

English Language requirements also apply, see below for further detail.  

English language requirements:

Applicants whose first language is not English (and whose first degree was not taught in English) need to supply evidence of IELTS (Academic) High level (6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component). 

Tuition fees

Course fee: £11,750
Cost per module: £980* 

Fees can be paid on a module-by-module basis, or as a single fee at the start of the course. You may also consider corporate sponsorship and employer funding. Our Admissions Team will be able to assist you with next steps for this method of payment. 

Course fees will remain fixed for 24 months from your initial course start date. Thereafter, the course fee will rise at a rate of 2.5% per calendar year (subject to rounding for administration purposes). 

Please visit our fees and funding page for more information on funding for Masters students. 

*Modules 1-11 = £980, module 12 = £970.  

20% Alumni discount 

If you have previously graduated from an undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD course with the University of Sussex you will be eligible* for a 20% discount on this online course. 

Find out more about the alumni discount and eligibility criteria. 

*T&Cs apply.

Course start dates

Our Media, Ethics and Social Change MA (online) has six start dates each year;

January, March, May, July, September and November.

Modules start every two months, with students benefiting from the flexibility to step on and off the course if they require a break from their studies*.

*Maximum study break applies.