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Media, Communication and Sociology (Hons)

36 months
Duration
16010 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Media, Communication and Sociology (Hons) joint degree from City, University of London focuses on media and communication, which are central to the way our society functions. It examines key media, communication and cultural institutions.

Overview

Who is it for?

This Media, Communication and Sociology (Hons) course at City, University of London is for those students wishing to pursuing postgraduate careers in media and related research fields such as professional journalism training and careers in publishing, advertising, public relations, marketing and arts administration and policy.

There are also an increasing number of employment opportunities in the rapidly expanding new cultural and creative industries sector of the economy.

Objectives

This course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social data, as well as the analytical capability to identify and engage with social policy debates. You will develop specific skills relevant to a variety of professions, as well as critical thinking, which is prized in graduate employment.

The degree's affiliation with the Q-Step Centre ensures that graduates possess strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills, which are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as the government and local government, education, market research organisations, the not-for-profit sector, the financial sector and the news media. You can further your data skills through a Quantitative Methods (QM) pathway for your final 2 years of study.

Career prospects

This course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social data, as well as the analytical capability to identify and engage with social policy debates. You will develop specific skills relevant to a variety of professions, as well as critical thinking, which is prized in graduate employment.

The degree's affiliation with the Q-Step Centre ensures that graduates possess strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills, which are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as the government and local government, education, market research organisations, the not-for-profit sector, the financial sector and the news media. Alumni who have entered all of these fields and many others upon graduation.

As well as successfully pursuing postgraduate careers in media and related research fields, they pursue professional journalism training and careers in publishing, advertising, public relations, marketing and arts administration and policy.

There are also an increasing number of employment opportunities in the rapidly expanding new cultural and creative industries sector of the economy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and Professional Practice
  • Media History and Society
  • Contemporary Issues in Media and Communication
  • Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics
  • Producing Social Data
  • Classical Sociological Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

'A' Level

  • Grades BBB or 120 UCAS tariff points
  • A Level General Studies and 'A' Level Critical Studies are not accepted
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics or Statistics at grade 4 (C) or equivalent are also required.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 30 points overall including a minimum of 5.0 from three Higher Level subjects (no specific subjects required).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16010 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

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

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