Our BA (Hons) Media and Communications degree examines the role, influence, and evolution of the media in our technologically-reliant world, as you consider the development of instant information and emerging distrust in mainstream media sources. We offer a challenging and absorbing experience in the study of Media and Communications taught by a team of dedicated and enthusiastic staff. In conjunction with a range of practical skills, students will learn how to critically analyse the way the media reflects and influences the political, personal, social and cultural landscape. The degree also offers a range of other module choices from other degrees in the department, namely: Film and Television Studies, Screenwriting, and Sports Media. This is a programme that is designed to provide critical and practical skills in preparation for work in media and creative industries. Throughout the degree an emphasis will be placed on students developing skills of self-reflection and personal development in readiness for the world of work. This industry-facing course with a mix of theory, history, and practical training opportunities allows you to critically analyse how the media reflects and influences our political, personal, social, and cultural landscapes. Students will also have the opportunity to undertake work placement.
Year One In your first year, you will gain a firm understanding of a variety of media forms including film, journalism, mobile communications, and music. You will begin to understand the context of their evolution and how they function within our modern world. Year Two Your second year allows you to explore more forms of modern media such as marketing, advertising, global TV, documentaries, and digital photography. In addition, you will examine the emergence of disinformation, the politics of celebrity, and the longevity and influence of major characters from the small and big screens. Year Three In your third year, you will complete a major project dissertation to help hone your employability skills, working closely with staff to refine your work and ensure it represents you effectively while meeting current industry needs. You will also work on more specific aspects of media and communication, such as campaign writing, representation, and genre within film and TV.
You will be assessed through a range of assignments that could include: -Essays -Video essays, short films, and podcasts -Group and individual -Presentations -Creative pitch -Research workbook -Report
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||No component less than 5.5|
|PTE Academic||50||50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing|
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
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