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Media Foundation, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
Brighton, United Kingdom
The UK is the home of many famous broadcasting and media outlets, as well some of the best films and breakthrough communication moments in recent years. This makes it a great place to study media or communications. This specialist course provides an in-depth education in all areas of communication and high-quality preparation for degrees in media and communications-related subjects.
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Overview

You will learn theoretical knowledge and the practical skills needed to succeed in your chosen degree. Students study 18-25 hours per week in class. The course is modular in structure. It has core modules studied by all Foundation students and core modules for the Media Foundation. The core Foundation modules develop academic and English language skills. 

Where will this Foundation take me?

During the first term of the Media Foundation programme, you will have the opportunity to work with a professional media team to produce a music video for a band or solo artist based at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM). You will work alongside teachers and industry professionals, and have regular contact with the artist, for two hours every week. You will gain a unique industry experience, providing you with skills that will stand out (such as team working, planning and improved subject knowledge) and help you progress to a top university.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course modules
  • Film
  • Advertising And Marketing
  • Newspapers And Magazines
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Applied Media Theory
  • Media and Communication Research Project
  • Academic English Skills with IELTS 
  • Computer Information Technology
Students can study for either 3 or 3.5 terms

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    4.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of secondary or high school education. 4 GCSEs at C or above.
  • IELTS 4.5 (IELTS 5.0 for October and January start)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7213 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7213 GBP per module and a duration of 9 months.
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  • Tuition is £7,213 per term, the programme can last 3 to 3.5 terms.

Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

For more information please visit this link https://www.bellerbys.com/how-to-apply/fees

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