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Course summary

Learn a wide array of the skills you’ll need for a rewarding career in the media, on a well-established media degree course. As you work through your projects you will mirror the workflow of the media industry, gaining the practical, research and industry-standard professional skills you need to succeed. Our BA (Hons) Media and Communication course allows you to develop and experiment with media production skills across television, radio, web design, photography, public relations and music industries, and to experiment with how these forms of media production can combine to create new possibilities. We’ll also teach you theoretical perspectives to develop your understanding of the media’s role in society and to help you to push for innovation in your own production practice. Interactive teaching and learning is important to us, as it fosters an active and engaged community of thinking media workers. We encourage you to work on themes which matter to you for class work, projects and assignments. Underpinning all of this is a commitment to your professional development to help you break into the competitive media industry when you graduate. Helped by strong links with many influential media organisations, the blend of production, theory and professional studies will prepare you for the world of work. Professional Placement Year This course offers a professional placement year. This allows you to spend a whole year with an employer, between the second and third years of your degree, and is a great way to find out more about your chosen career. Some students even return to the same employers after completing their studies. The University will draw on its extensive network of local, regional and national employers to support you in finding a suitable placement to complement your chosen area of study. If you do not find a suitable placement, you will be automatically transferred back to the standard, non-placement version of the course. Please note that fees are payable during your placement year. For details, visit the course page on the Birmingham City University website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6overall with no less than 5.5 in any level

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13200 Year 1

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Media and Communication with Professional Placement Year at Birmingham City University - UCAS