University of Sunderland

Degree level: Undergraduate

Mass Communications (Top-Up)

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Course summary

Top-up your existing qualification to a full honours degree. Mix academic rigour with practical skills. Undertake a CV-enhancing work placement. Gain a comprehensive understanding of new media, cultural theory and popular culture, and their increasing significance in contemporary culture and society. Acquire new skills using industry-standard equipment. Mass Communications contains an equal combination of practical and theoretical skills – as found in our Journalism and Public Relations degrees – with academic study of media, film and culture. On the practical side, modules include ‘News Journalism’, ‘Scriptwriting’ and ‘New Media’. As part of daily drop-in sessions, professional journalists are on hand to provide professional input into your work. On the theory side, modules include ‘Media Studies’, ‘Cultural Theory and ‘Popular Culture’ and ‘Film Studies’.

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The typical entry requirement is successful completion of one of the following: BTEC HND in a subject related to mass communications Foundation degree in a subject related to mass communications 240 credits or equivalent of a recognised UK undergraduate award in a relevant subject We will consider applications from applicants who do not hold one of the qualifications in the list above but who do have relevant experience.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/study/media/undergraduate-mass-communications/#fees-and-reqs


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Visit our website to find out about our range of Scholarships. EU applicants that hold EU settlement/pre-settlement will be charged £9250
Mass Communications (Top-Up) at University of Sunderland - UCAS