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About

The Media and Communications (including foundation year) (Hons) degree at London Metropolitan University is the perfect route into higher education if you want to work in media but don't have the necessary qualifications for an undergraduate degree. This four-year degree will give you the skills and working practices needed to start your career in the exciting and ever-evolving world of media.

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Overview

During your foundation year you'll learn about digital media and journalism more broadly. By the end of this first year you’ll understand how to critically assess the media. The skills you gain in this preparatory year will prepare you for the subsequent three years of study.

The foundation year on this  Media and Communications (including foundation year) (Hons)  degree at London Metropolitan University is shared with a number of other media-related foundation courses, so you'll learn alongside students who are interested in different specialisms. 

Following your foundation year, you will study the same course content and get the same choice of modules as those who study our Media and Communications BSc (Hons) degree. Should you wish to change your subject specialism following Year 0, there will be flexibility to do so.

Where this course can take you

Graduating from this degree could help you work in a variety of roles including public relations, broadcasting, social media, television production, web content management and advertising.Previous graduates have found employment in news organisations, advertising, digital media, education, market research, media production, public relations and publishing. Graduates can also go on to undertake postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Work
  • Media Genres
  • Media Histories 
  • Moving Image and Sound Practice
  • Researching Media Audiences 
  • Television Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent eg Functional Skills at Level 2)

We encourage applications from International/EU students with equivalent qualifications. We also accept mature students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Suitable applicants living in the UK may be invited to a portfolio interview. Applicants living outside the UK may be required to submit a small portfolio of work via email.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

PT:

  • UK: £2,310 per 30 credits

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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