Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English and Media

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Course summary

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Are you interested in the power of words? Do you like analysing the way language is used in the media and in all kinds of different texts? Do you want to learn more about creating your own texts and media? English and Media is a vocational degree that gives you the opportunity to combine the study of English literature and creative writing with the theory and practice of multi-media production. Through this course, we will show you how great writers, from Shakespeare to contemporary slam poets, have used words to express themselves and to influence the world around them. At the same time, you’ll study how words, images, and technology are combined to such powerful effect in digital media. You'll develop practical skills in media production, using the latest media formatting equipment and software. You can specialise in a particular area of production, whether that’s radio and podcasts, digital effects or transmedia. You'll also have the opportunity to create your own literature and learn how to give and receive criticism in creative writing workshops. Putting your creative and practical skills into practice, you'll complete professional work placements. You'll gain invaluable professional experience and make contacts that could help you build your future career. Whether you want to work in the media, train to be a teacher, or work in a field where good communication skills are needed, English and Media has a lot to offer you. Professional placements Our students have completed their placements at a wide range of organisations – from film production companies and recording studios, to local newspapers and MPs' offices. If you're interested in teaching, you could also experience working in a primary or secondary school. Career opportunities Our graduates are working as online content editors, journalists, magazine editors, primary school teachers, research assistants, archivists, feature writers, radio and TV producers and publishing editors.

Course details

Modules

On this course you will study a selection of modules, which may include: Digital Design; Understanding Literary Genres; Writing and Expression; Interactive Storytelling; Writing and Theme; Medieval and Victorian Literature; Life Writing; Digital Visualisation: Concept to Practice; America: Voices from the Counterculture; Transmedia Production; Writing: Breaking the Rules; Writing for TV; Science Fiction; Sexuality Studies; Cult Fandom; Fantasy and Gender.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
QP33
Institution code:
L24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
82%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £12000* 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 £12000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students that there may be additional course costs in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. On some courses there may be additional costs, such as field trips, equipment, accreditations, that may be part-funded by the University. More details will be provided at the start of the course. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
English and Media at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS