Full time and Part time
Full-time: Three Semesters over 12 months, Part-time: Three Semesters over 24 months
School of Journalism and Digital Communication
No Partner College
Assessment is by coursework and a dissertation (MA only)
Upper second class BA/BSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. Languages or other Humanities disciplines, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Law, Politics, Media and Communication related disciplines)
In today’s society, communicative practice and competence is more important than ever before and changing faster than ever before. Understanding the rhetorical dimension and mastering it is enriching for anyone and significant to the world you live in. In the words of the Roman rhetoricians: “speaking well means living well”. Become human, study rhetoric!
The course consist of the following modules:
1. History and Theory of Rhetoric 1 (antiquity to 19th Century)
2. History and Theory of Rhetoric 2 (20th Century and contemporary developments)
3. Political Rhetoric
4. Rhetoric of Narrative and Image
5. Power in Talk
6. Research Seminar – Guided Research Topic
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