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    Hi Guys

    This MA is relatively new and I havn't come across that much feedback on the course despite scouring the internet & these forums!

    I'm interested in the sort of backgrounds that people who are applying or have done the course come from...is it mainly academic or business?

    I would also love a bit more detail regarding the topics covered by the course.
    It all seems rather broad and while this is an element that appeals to me - I want to know more before I apply!!

    Cheers guys!
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    Hey Ahyaes,

    I actually applied and interviewed with them yesterday! It seems like a wonderful program to be honest. I have a background in Social Science, specifically Communication Studies. I look at how online social networks contribute to the consumption and circulation of news and what that means for informed democracies.

    I think you should totally apply REGARDLESS of your current discipline. OII prides itself on a interdisciplinary perspective so they welcome people from diverse backgrounds.

    I totally think the program is worth it. I flew all the way from the United States so that I could be in person for my interview so that should tell you that they are doing enough good things to get me to leave the country!


    I hope this helps!


    Cohen

    (Original post by Ahyaes)
    Hi Guys

    This MA is relatively new and I havn't come across that much feedback on the course despite scouring the internet & these forums!

    I'm interested in the sort of backgrounds that people who are applying or have done the course come from...is it mainly academic or business?

    I would also love a bit more detail regarding the topics covered by the course.
    It all seems rather broad and while this is an element that appeals to me - I want to know more before I apply!!

    Cheers guys!
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    Oh and it is a Masters of Science not Arts lolz.
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    I'm applying as someone who will be graduating this year from law - they do look for many different backgrounds!

    I'm quite nervous about my application (which I submitted for the first deadline). It may be bad news that I haven't heard a word from them at all since submitting my application!
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    Thank-you Cohens!!

    My interest in social media is very similar to yours & I'm definitely going to give it some further & more serious thought.

    I've aslo looked at the communications masters at Sciences Po (Paris) and although this has an element of digital communications - I'm not convinced that its as thorough or innovative.

    Thanks for your help & I hope your interview went well. What kind of thing did they ask you?

    Thanks
 
 
 
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