• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The media and communication industry has a widespread influence on the world around us, and this BA Media and Communication (Hons) degree from De Montfort University helps enable you to be a part of that revolution.

By studying both the theory and practice of media and communications, this course can equip you with the skills and insights required to be successful in the media environment.

This can enable you to progress into diverse careers in sectors such as PR, journalism, marketing, entertainment, international relations, politics and education.

A modern focus in the teaching of this course enables students to adapt to changes and developments in industry and proficiently use the most up-to-date technology.

Graduate Careers

Media and Communications graduates have gone on to work for Cosmopolitan, the BBC, CBeebies, Mentorn Media. 

In addition, graduates have pursued careers in the public and private sectors and have gone on to work in advertising, SEO, sales, TV production, journalism, independent media, film, teaching and public relations. These are all professions where knowledge of the media and good, critical communication skills are valued. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      four years with placement

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits

    390 (with a placement)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Concepts in Media and Communication
  • Media Discourse
  • Media, Gender and Identity
  • Television Studies
  • Journalism 
  • Political Communication
  • Public Relations 
  • New Media : Design and Production

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

  • Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels, or
  • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM 
  • Plus, five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or equivalent.
  • Alternative qualifications include:

    • Pass in the QAA-accredited Access to HE with English GCSE required as a separate qualification
  • We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course.
    • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 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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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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