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Media and International Relations (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Nottingham, United Kingdom
This Media and International Relations (Hons) course from Nottingham Trent University allows you to explore theoretical and practical media approaches in a global context. It’s a great opportunity to engage with the world as a global citizen, while gaining a qualification tailored to the international workplace.

Overview

If you aspire to work in diplomatic relations or want to focus on a career in international communications then this is a great course for you. The Media and International Relations (Hons) course from Nottingham Trent University combines theoretical and practical training in media and communications. You’ll develop an understanding of the changing world in which we live, exploring relations between states, peoples, social movements, and cultural and religious groups.

You'll develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the processes that shape our worlds, and the role of international communication.

  • This degree offers work placement opportunities.
  • 98% of International Relations joint honours graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DHLE 2016 /17).
  • 95% of our Media joint honours graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree. (DLHE 2016 /17).
  • We’re ranked in the UK’s Top 20 for student satisfaction for media studies (NSS 2018).
  • Study this course full-time or part-time.

Careers and employability

Your career development

This is a major part of the curriculum. Key transferable skills are emphasised and there are opportunities to develop links with organisations and potential employers. Joint honours courses develop a wide range of skills. These include written and oral communication skills, critical analysis and a variety of IT skills. But you’ll also become more self-motivated, be able to work independently and in teams, and develop excellent time management skills.

Our recent Media Joint Honours graduates have gone on to work in graduate-level positions in the BBC; Sky; Brit Asia TV; Channel 5; and IBM.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Media
  • Screen and Sound Media: Culture and Practice
  • Foundations and Challenges to Politics and International Relations
  • International Relations and Global History
  • Media, Theory and Society
  • Researching Politics and International Relations
  • Humanities at work

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

  • 104 UCAS tariff points from up to four qualifications (two of which must be A-level equivalent); or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - DMM.
  • GCSEs - English and Maths grade C / 4.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • A Tuition Fee Loan: Up to £9,000 per year to pay for your tuition fees.
  • A Maintenance Loan: Between £3,039 and £8,200 depending on your household income and whether or not you will be living in your parental home during term time. (Students in receipt of certain benefits can get up to £9,347 per year).
  • University bursaries or scholarships: for eligible students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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