Media And Communications – BSc (Hons)

Why study this course?

Taught by world-leading researchers with integrated media practice learning, this course allows you to gain a critical understanding of the role media play in social, economic, political and cultural life. You’ll develop your expertise and practical skills in areas such as media, journalism, community radio, documentary making and advertising.

More about this course

Explore the relationship between the media and culture, identity and lifestyle, and globalisation with this degree. Combining media production and media analysis, you’ll study television, film, the internet, the press, popular music, social media and media audiences, as well as having the opportunity to develop your own media practice in photography, filmmaking and audio production.

This course will provide you with a critical understanding of the role media plays in social, economic, political and cultural life. You’ll be taught by world-leading researchers and given presentations from industry experts and practitioners.

We organise regular lectures and presentations by industry experts and practitioners and educational visits to places like the London Film Festival and the British Board of Film Classification.

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.

Modular structure

The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Year 1 modules include:

Digital Work (core, 15 credits)

Introduction to Digital Media (core, 15 credits)

Media Genres (core, 30 credits)

Media Histories (core, 30 credits)

Moving Image and Sound Practice (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Contemporary Television Studies (core, 15 credits)

Cultural and Creative Industries (core, 15 credits)

Media and Communities (core, 15 credits)

Researching Media Audiences (core, 15 credits)

Television Studio Practice (core, 15 credits)

Work Based Learning for Media (core, 15 credits)

Crime and the Media (option, 15 credits)

Documentary Photography (option, 15 credits)

Language Module (Arabic, French, Spanish or English) (option, 15 credits)

Language Module (Arabic, French, Spanish or English) (option, 15 credits)

Situation Comedy (option, 15 credits)

Youth Culture and the Media (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Globalisation and the Media (core, 15 credits)

Media and Communication Dissertation (core, 30 credits)

Media, Culture and Identity (core, 30 credits)

Media, Power and Politics (core, 15 credits)

Analysing Popular Music (option, 15 credits)

Digital Video Post-Production (option, 15 credits)

Documentary Filmmaking (option, 15 credits)

Language Module (Arabic, French, Spanish or English) (option, 15 credits)

Language Module (Arabic, French, Spanish or English) (option, 15 credits)

Research in Visual Culture (option, 15 credits)

Where this course can take you

Previous graduates have found employment in news organisations, advertising, digital media, education, market research, media production, public relations and publishing. Graduates can also go on to undertake postgraduate study.

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