Media and English at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

This flexible and innovative degree will bring the best of Media and English together. You’ll develop the broad range of knowledge and skills you need to become a multimedia communications professional, adept in the production of content for multiple platforms and skills which can take you anywhere in the world. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE

  • Combining two subjects boosts your employability and gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in two subject areas, making you a more versatile graduate
  • Benefit from the support of a dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team who are published experts in their field
  • The course’s distinctive core of engagement with literary, critical and cultural theory will enable you to develop a highly nuanced and sophisticated approach to the analysis of literature, language and culture
  • Study a course created to keep up with the fast-paced media industry
  • Develop your multimedia skills through coursework and placements where you’ll gain direct experience of producing content for online and broadcast formats
HOW YOU’LL LEARN   Our tutors use a varied approach to teaching which engaging and interactive. You'll get to hear the latest insights and get advice from industry guest speakers and start to build your contacts. You will learn in a variety of ways, including through:
  • workshops
  • news days
  • work experience/real projects for employers
  • lectures and seminars, including guest lectures from key industry figures
  • fieldtrips
With your English modules you’ll learn through a mixture of:
  • lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • project work
  • technology-enhanced learning
  • peer reviews and presentations
We also arrange visits to literary festivals, local and national museums, cultural heritage sites and other areas of interest. YOUR CAREER We will provide you with the skills to critically engage with the world in which you live as well as developing your understanding of cultural difference and of the capacity of language to produce unintended effects and meanings. This awareness is hugely valuable to employers. You’ll be well-suited to roles in politics, content creation, marketing, communications/PR, social media, the wider creative industries, as well as law and public administration. In fact, the research and media communication skills you'll graduate with are transferable to a huge variety of graduate level jobs. STUDY OPTIONS:  On the Joint Honours programme, there are different pathways of study available. You can often study both subjects equally or choose to major in a subject. Please view the course page on our website for more information on pathways. 

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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Media and English at University of Derby - UCAS