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Course summary

Develop your multimedia skills through coursework and placements on this exciting programme. You’ll gain direct experience of producing content for online and broadcast formats. The highlights

  • Study a course created to keep up with the fast-paced media industry.
  • Develop your practical communications skills on the programme, meaning you'll quickly become an effective communicator across various multimedia channels.
  • Exciting new modules allowing you to study both theory and practice of media and communications, to prepare you for roles in the media sector.
  • Develop your multimedia skills through coursework and placements, you’ll gain direct experience of producing content for online and broadcast formats.
  • Learn from tutors that are highly experienced in the communications industry and well connected, having worked in online and broadcast roles for organisations like the BBC, ITV News, and other media outlets.
  • Hear the latest insights, get advice from the best in industry and build contacts.
Bringing industry to the classroom The first year of your degree offers an introductory overview of key media and communications knowledge and skills - such as writing, podcasting and basic video production skills. In your second year, you'll choose to focus on PR skills, script writing or develop your audio skills further. In your final year, you'll have the opportunity to work on a long term project for a media organisation. The PR modules offer the opportunity for you to join our student-run communications agency, where you'll get real-life experience of working for real clients and help them solve their media and communication issues. Outstanding facilities You will be based at our Markeaton Street Campus, studying in classrooms, computer labs, radio studios and our TV studio. The facilities include three radio studios, a fully equipped television studio, video editing suites, Mac suites and access to Adobe Creative Suite. All of this means you’ll be confident using industry-standard technology, giving you an advantage when you're looking for a job. Careers This course develops 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. You will also 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.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Media and Communication at University of Derby - UCAS