Social Media at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to actively engage with key aspects of critical, creative and professional practice connected to social media. You will acquire knowledge of key elements of social media, histories, critical frameworks, marketing, branded content, social media influencers, celebrity, trends, social media activism and digital communications. During your degree you will incorporate work and project-based learning to give you the best, real life working experience.


Year 1: Documentary 1: Documentary and Representation (Creative Writing) (Core), Media Cultures (Core), Aesthetics and Technologies 1: Practice as research (Core), Narrative 1: Narrative Fiction (Core), Social Media & Branded Content Design (Core), Professional life: Mental Wealth - Agency 1 (Core) Year 2: Employment and Enterprise (Core), Celebrity & Influencer Marketing (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional life: Agency 2 (Core), Documentary 2: Experimental Documentary (Core), Narrative 2: Advanced Narrative (Core), Going Viral (Core) Year 3: Mental Wealth: Professional Life: Agency 3 - Freelancing at UEL Creatives (Core), Aesthetics & Technologies: Professional Practices (Core), Transmedia and Digital Futures (Optional), Mental Wealth: Copywriting & Writing for Social Media (Optional), Creative Content Design and Execution (Optional), Self Branding in the Digital Age (Optional), Understanding Digital Cultures (Optional), Employment & Enterprise (Optional) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Coursework will include presentations, case studies, research-based assignments, content creation, portfolio. Year 1: 100% coursework portfolio Year 2: 100% coursework portfolio Year 3: 100% coursework portfolio You'll always receive detailed feedback outlining your strengths and how you can improve. We aim to provide feedback on assessments within 20 working days.

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

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

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Social Media at University of East London - UCAS