Communication and media affects everything from identities on social media to global challenges such as 'fake news', political division, and climate change. You’ll gain the expertise to understand, analyse, and produce effective communication strategies. Why Study BA (Hons) Communication & Media?
- Develop a critical understanding of the role the media plays in culture and society, ranging from the rise of the 'influencer' to the promotion of social issues
- Explore communication theories that can be applied across any media platform including narrative structures and audience theories
- Work on live briefs with local charities such as Volunteer Centre Dorset, The Pantry Partnership, GECCO – Early Years Childcare Environment and Dorset Road Safety
- Work at prestigious companies across a range of industries as placement students and graduates – including Nintendo, Adobe, Mercedes, and Walt Disney
- Publish news and features across our student platforms: Fresher Publishing and Nerve Media.
- You’ll be career-ready with 95% of our graduates in employment or further study after 15 months (source DiscoverUni 2022)
During the Foundation Year, you will study Academic & Professional Practice | Collaborative Communication Project | Media & Current Debates | Media Work As part of the Degree, you will study Communication & Marketing | Media & Society | Adaptation | Academic & Writing Skills | Language Matters | Media & Marketing Research | Media: Messages & Meanings | Web & Mobile Communication | Narrative Structures | Writing for the Media | Dissertation or Creative Dissertation
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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