What's covered in the course?
This course is based in Birmingham City University's £62 million Parkside facility - one of the biggest university media centres in the UK.
One of the first UK media degrees, our BA (Hons) Media and Communication course mirrors the workflow of the industry, offering practical, professional preparation for a rewarding career.
Helped by strong links with many influential media organisations, the course offers an industry-relevant blend of production, theory and professional studies.
Teaching takes place in environments where you gain most, such as radio, TV and photography studios, editing suites, computer suites, as well as lecture theatres, seminar rooms, social learning spaces and online.
You will use blogs and employ social media channels along with other interactive media to support your work and self-development to become a thinking media worker.The Media and Communication (Hons) programme is offered at Birmingham City University.
Enhancing your employability skills
Our track record for graduate employment is excellent, with the majority of graduates going into a media-related role. Each course opens up specific employability avenues related to the production route chosen. A high number of graduates have gone into producer/director roles, journalism, public relations, web development, freelance, and setting up their own businesses.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Researching the Media and Communication
- Professional and Academic Development
- Media Festival
- Media Contexts and Practice 1
- Multiplatform Journalism
- Music Industry Landscapes
- Television Production
- Web Development
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Media Studies & Mass Media View 633 other Bachelors in Media Studies & Mass Media in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade 4 (C) or above in English Language. Equivalent qualifications will be considered.112 UCAS tariff points from A Level
International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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