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Media and Cultural Studies (Year 3 Entry) Honours, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Media and Cultural Studies (Year 3 Entry) Honours course offered at Middlesex University is ideal if who wish to gain a broad and practical understanding of how the media is constructed and consumed alongside cultural studies theory, preparing you for a range of media-related careers.

About

Why study BA Media and Cultural Studies Honours at Middlesex University?

On Media and Cultural Studies (Year 3 Entry) Honours course you will undertake an in-depth critical exploration of culture and the mass media, and analyse the influence of mass media on society. They will encourage you to develop an independent critical voice and have the confidence to communicate your ideas. You will develop practical skills in media production and have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other media, journalism and advertising students – previous media projects include the creation of an app for Google and campaign pitches for Oxfam and Intern Aware.

All kinds of media are examined, including film, television, photography, newspapers and the internet. You will explore how these media products relate to broader social and political issues like globalisation, consumer culture and new technology. Using state-of-the-art facilities, you will also benefit from hands-on, practical experience of media production, from how different types of media are researched and produced to methods of circulation and consumption.

Course highlights

  • The staff are professionally active within the media industry and we have long-standing industry relationships across the capital, from small independents to the BBC, including successful on-going work experience schemes
  • As part of our thriving Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries, you will be based in the Grove, with professional standard TV and radio studios, art editing and digital publishing labs
  • You will learn directly from a wide range of successful creatives, writers and journalists through events like the North London Literary Festival and talks from guest speakers
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Careers

The skills you develop on our course will prepare you to pursue a broad range of media-related careers. Previous graduates have progressed into the following media roles:
  • advertising account executive
  • press officer
  • public relations account manager
  • market research executive
  • information officer/manager
  • editorial assistant
  • arts administrator
  • event organiser
  • news producer
  • programme researcher broadcast/film/video
  • TV/film/video producer or production assistant
  • online journalist
  • media planner
  • cultural policy researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Entry is only for Year 2 or Year 3
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Independent Project 
  • Transgressive Culture 

Optional: 

  • Campaigns and Social Change 
  • Culture, Consumption and Identity 
  • Language and Power at Work 
  • Global Journalism and News Cultures 
  • Regulating the Media 
  • Writing the City 
  • International and Digital Public Relations 
  • Issues in Promotional Culture 

                                                English Language Requirements

                                                • Minimum required score:

                                                  6

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                                                • Minimum required score:

                                                  72

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                                                General Requirements

                                                • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
                                                • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
                                                • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
                                                • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
                                                • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

                                                Qualifications

                                                • 120 UG Credits at Level 4 for Year 2 Entry
                                                • 240 UG Credits at Level 5 for Year 3 Entry

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                                                Tuition Fee

                                                • International

                                                  13000 GBP/year
                                                  Tuition Fee
                                                  Based on the original amount of 13000 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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                                                UK/EU students
                                                • Part-time students: £77 per taught credit
                                                International 
                                                • Part-time students: £108 per taught credit

                                                Living costs for London

                                                • 1137 - 2160 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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