• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

During your foundation year of the Media and Communication with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University, you will explore what it means to be human – studying a range of humanities and social science topics to introduce you to university-level study.

You will start the degree course in your second year, when we offer a varied and flexible programme, so you can shape your course to match your career goals as well as developing your own interests.

You can choose topics including creative media practice, radio and video production, digital and social media, journalism, public relations including strategy, branding and marketing, media theory, media law and film.

A work placement and the opportunity to spend a semester overseas will both enhance your student experience and career prospects.

You will have an academic mentor for any support you need, and there is the chance to study some modules through the medium of Welsh.

Career

The graduates are truly international and are employed around the world. They have careers in:

  • journalism
  • media
  • business
  • public relations and marketing
  • digital marketing
  • TV and radio
  • publishing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Communication
  • Media History
  • Film Studies
  • Public Relations: Strategic Communications
  • Studying Digital Media
  • Video Production
  • Professional Development: Preparing for Work
  • Digital Public Relations Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • Our standard entry requirement is CDD-DDD at A-level or equivalent.We require a minimum of 5 passes at Grade A*-C, including Welsh/English Language. 
  • Entry requirements are flexible and all offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • The course is also a widening access programme and developed to support those who may not have been able to otherwise gain access to HE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15400 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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