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Media, Culture and Communication
Media, Culture and Communication BA (Hons)
Media, Culture and Communication BA (Hons)

Media, Culture and Communication BA (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • ​IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 in each component 
  • PTE 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

Course Information

This course explores and explains the diverse patterns of media and offers a comprehensive understanding of media power, media use, and the increasing significance of media in contemporary culture and society.

Engage with a mix of critical approaches: cultural studies, communication studies, film studies and media studies. You will also study a wide range of related topics including everyday life, popular culture, digital media cultures, cultural representation, gender and ethnic identities and sexualities.

Throughout your studies, you’ll be guided and supported by our experts. You’ll work with academics at the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies and study alongside scriptwriters, film makers, radio producers, and independent film producers. Many of the key books you will learn from have been written by lecturers.

Gain a range of transferable skills including presentation skills, critical analysis, independent thinking, written and research skills, and the ability to work in groups and on your own. In your final year, you will put your skills and knowledge into practice in a major independent research project.

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Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Introduction to Media and Cultural Studies
  • Media Histories
  • Introduction to Digital Media Cultures
  • The Making of Popular Culture

Selected optional modules:

  • Celebrity Cultures  
  • Contemporary Cinema  
  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • Television Cultures
  • History of Cinema
  • Introduction to Screenwriting
  • Introduction to Television and Radio Broadcast
  • Media Production Skills
  • Introduction to Audio and Radio Production
  • Introduction to Social Media
  • Introduction to PR Theory and Practice 1
  • Media Photography
  • Online Sports Journalism
  • Digital Fictional Film 1

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Media Studies 1
  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture 1
  • Researching Media in Everyday Lives OR (at MDIS Singapore) Video Documentary Production
  • Academic Research Skills OR (at MDIS Singapore) Practical PR, Strategy and Theory

Selected optional modules:

  • Sexual Cultures
  • American Film and Society
  • British Cinema
  • Animated Film
  • Radio Production1
  • Scriptwriting
  • The Moving Camera
  • Newsroom
  • Digital Fictional Film 2
  • Practical PR, Strategy and Theory
  • Developing Your Media Career
  • Video Documentary Production

Final year (national level 6):

  • Media Studies 2  
  • Dissertation and Research Methods OR (at MDIS) Media Project

Selected optional modules:

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture 2
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Television
  • Popular Music Cultures
  • Film, Horror and the Body
  • Hitchcock
  • Film and Feeling: Music, Performance and Genre
  • Screenwriting for Television and Film 2
  • Radio Drama
  • Video Documentary Production
  • Media Project  
  • Advanced Public Relations  
  • Media Ethics
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This degree provides an excellent foundation for a wide range of careers in the media. Possible sectors include TV, radio, new media, journalism, marketing, PR, organisational communications, and advertising.

Our students have gained placements or graduate roles with employers such as BBC Radio 1, Capital FM, Channel 4, Heart FM, Metro Radio, Sky TV, BBC Sport, MTV, ITV Studios (Coronation Street), Talk Sport, The Guardian, Jamie Oliver Productions, Lime Pictures, Absolute Radio, BBC Radio 6 Music, I Daniel Blake, BBC World Service, regional newspapers and PR companies.

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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