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Media BA (Hons)
Media BA (Hons)

Media BA (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440224
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£14,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBB to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English).

  • GCE A Level: BCC to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English).

  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H2H3H3 to include English at H2 (or a written subject requiring the use of English).

  • IB Diploma: 28 to include Higher Level English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) at grade 5.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

Robert Gordon University offers a BA (Hons) Media degree which incorporates both the theoretical and practical aspects relating to media. It will help you build a portfolio of production output and provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a specialist career in media.

Our strong links with industry ensures the course content remains current and relevant for the real world of contemporary media. There is strong practitioner input, including guest speakers and live client projects. Our professional placements provide you with industry training in social media marketing, audience segmentation and content creation. You will have the opportunity to enhance your practical experience through your involvement in RGU Film, RGU TV, RADAR Magazine and working in the student radio station.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   CB1225,   Marketing, ,

  •   CB1290,   Visual Culture and Design, ,

  •   CB1334,   Introduction to the Media Industries, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB1288,   Digital Media Platforms And Practices, , ,

  •   CB1327,   Communication Principles And Practice, , ,

  •   CB1333,   Introduction To Filmmaking, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   CB2109,   Integrated Marketing Communications, ,

  •   CB2290,   Documentary Discourse and Practice, ,

  •   CB2291,   Media Semiotics And Discourse, ,

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   BS1258,   Introduction To Media Law, , ,

  •   CB2013,   Digital Filmmaking, , ,

  •   CB2257,   Web Design, , ,

Stage 3, Semester 1

  •   CB3041,   Narrative Film Making

  •   CB3162,   Digital Media And User Experience

  •   CB3344,   Study Abroad 8

  •   CB3347,   Study Abroad 9

  •   CB3348,   Study Abroad 10

  •   CB3349,   Study Abroad 11

  •   CB3350,   Media History

  •   CB3985,   Professional Practice (Year long)

Stage 3, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB3344,   Study Abroad 8, ,

  •   CB3347,   Study Abroad 9, ,

  •   CB3348,   Study Abroad 10, ,

  •   CB3349,   Study Abroad 11, ,

  •   CB3926,   Research in the Creative Industries, ,

  •   CB3984,   Professional Practice (12 week), ,

  •   CB3985,   Professional Practice (Year long), ,

  •   CB3063,   Freelancing for Media Professionals, ,

  •   CB3957,   Business Start Up In The Creative Industries, ,

  •   CB3983,   Professional Practice (6 week), ,

Stage 4, Semester 1,

  •   CB4020,   Media Strategy and Innovation, ,

  •   CB4302,   Research Methods, ,

  •   CB4005,   Commercial And Corporate Film-Making, ,

  •   CB4160,   Postmodern Culture, ,

  •   CB4173,   Celebrity Culture, ,

Stage 4, Semester 2, ,

  •   CB4322,   Research Project, , ,

  •   CB4163,   Business Creativity, , ,

  •   CB4276,   Women And The Media, , ,

  •   CB4305,   Cinema and Society, , ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The media degree leads to a wide range of rewarding careers and is expanding further with the growth of digital media. This course will prepare you for a career in a variety of areas such as the creative industries, documentary production, social and digital media, commercials, corporate video production and web design.


Previous BA Media graduates of Robert Gordon University have gone on to pursue the following careers:

  • Television and Radio Researcher

  • Web Designer

  • Social Media Marketing Officer 

  • Advertising Account Executive

  • Journalist

  • Video Production

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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