• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

You will have the chance to explore radio and video production, digital and social media, journalism, public relations, branding, marketing and more, learning from experienced industry professionals and leading academics.

You will also study German topics including translation and language teaching, and have the benefit of a year in Germany, studying at a university, teaching in a school or working in a business.

The Media and German (Hons) programme from Swansea University offer a varied and flexible degree, 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, as well as an optional creative writing module.

Career

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

  • journalism
  • media
  • business
  • public relations and marketing
  • TV and radio
  • publishing
  • education
  • human resources
  • tourism
  • events management

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
  • Film Studies
  • Public Relations: Strategic Communications
  • Modern European Film: Themes and Perspectives
  • Delivering and Decoding the News
  • Media History
  • Hollywood: A History of American Film

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 BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

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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