• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This dynamic and forward-looking Media and Communication with Modern Languages (Hons) course from De Montfort University provides you with practical research skills and informed critical perspectives, and is taught by academic staff and researchers in media, television and cultural studies, with experienced practitioners in the field of public relations and new media.
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Overview

Competence in another language has become an essential skill for success in the global job market. By combining your study of Media and Communication with a language through this Media and Communication with Modern Languages (Hons) course from De Montfort University, you will develop not only competence in the language itself, but will also enhance your employability; a language distinguishes you from other graduates.

 Did you know that French is an official language in 32 countries, with a projected growth to 750 million people worldwide by 2050; Mandarin is currently the language with the greatest number of speakers; and Spanish has over 470 million speakers worldwide including in Central and South American countries and the USA? You can start your study of languages at DMU (French or Mandarin) at beginner, GCSE (intermediate) or Advanced level.

Graduate Careers

The recent graduates have gone on to work for Cosmopolitan, the BBC, CBeebies, MentornMedia (Question Time), Hewlett Packard and News International. Graduates have also pursued careers in both the public and private sector and have gone on to work in advertising, SEO, sales, TV production, journalism, independent media, film, teaching and public relations agencies. Some graduates choose to continue their education by researching the media and related subjects at postgraduate master’s and doctoral levels of study.

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:

  • Introduction to Media, Culture and Society 
  • Analysing Media and Communication 
  • Networked Media 
  • Photography and Video 
  • Language module (Basic User A1 or A2 depending on entry language level)
  • Researching Media and Communication
  • Television Studies 

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

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or equivalent, plus one of the following:
    • Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent or
    • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or
    • Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE. English GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
    • 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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