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Media Communications (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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With an emphasis on the social and cultural impact of digital media forms, the Media Communications (Hons) program at the University of the Arts London (UAL) examines the technologies, practices, and policies that drive modern media communications.

About

The Media Communications (Hons) program at the University of the Arts London (UAL) responds to the continuing transformation of media communications. Intersecting media platforms have brought about the production of new forms of content, targeted at both general and niche audiences. The attention of these audiences is now a prime commodity.

Careers 

The program will provide you with a thorough understanding of identified key skills necessary for a successful career in media or to progress further with your education.

Graduates of this course would be suited to pursue careers in marketing communications, a branding consultancy, market research and consumer analysis, news media, TV production, or work as digital media practitioners and social media editors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Media Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Media Technologies and Institutions 
  • Media Texts and Audiences 
  • Visual Communication
  • Mapping Social Media 
  • Convergent Media: From Radio to Podcasting 
  • Digital Cultures 
  • Researching Media Industries
  • Promotional Media Communications 

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

96 UCAS tariff points for entry can be made up of one or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications:

  • A Levels at grade C or above (preferred subjects include: English; History; Media; Business; Art and Design, or other subjects within Social Sciences).
  • Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4).
  • Merit, Merit, Pass at BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects: Creative Media and Journalism, Business/ Business Studies, IT & Computing, Media).
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferred subject: Journalism, Digital and Creative Media, Marketing, Humanities, and Social Sciences).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19930 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 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

Bursaries of £1,000 awarded to eligible UK students studying an undergraduate course at University of the Arts London.

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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