Media and Communication at University of Surrey - UCAS

Course summary

Why choose this course Do you want an exciting and challenging look into how media and communication are embedded into society? Are you looking for a career where an understanding of media forms, media audiences, social media users, global media, public relations and advertising is required for the role? Then our BSc (Hons) Media and Communication course is just the course for you. We help you to understand the impact contemporary communication has on society, government and business. We also teach you techniques to research different types of media, its audience, and its users. You will be taught by research-active media and communications scholars, using the latest research on: media power, regulation, audiences, ‘big data’, digital platforms, international communication and much more. Our research-led teaching, the transferable skills you will gain from your assessments and our focus on employability, will prepare you for a career in media and communications. We are ranked 1st for media studies and this course received an overall satisfaction score of 100% in the National Student Survey 2022. We were shortlisted University of the Year in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023. What you will study Our BSc (Hons) Media and Communication course will give you a comprehensive education in contemporary media and communications in global, digital societies. Our modules on offer include: -The Internet and Digital Societies -Media Power and Regulations -Media Audiences and Users -Public Relations and Advertising -‘Big Data’, Platforms, Emerging technologies -Global Media and Communications -Music, Media and Society. We are one of the few media and communication degree courses in the UK that offers modules on ‘big data’. We aim to give you a dynamic grounding in social sciences which you can apply to careers in media and beyond.

Modules

To see the full range of modules for this course please visit our website – the link is under the Course contact details. You will also find full details of the programme, including programme structure, assessment methods, contact hours and Graduate prospects.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LP3I
Institution code:
S85
Campus name:
Stag Hill
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life. Our International Recruitment team are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey. You can contact them via [email protected] Applicants who require a Student Visa to study in the UK: To apply for a Student Visa, you must have a Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS) for the University you wish to study at. This is a unique number which will enable you to apply for your visa. The University is under no legal obligation to sponsor any individual and exercises caution with respect to issuing a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to avoid risking its status as a Student sponsor. Confirmation of Acceptance to Study (CAS) will be issued in accordance with the Student Route and CAS Issuing Policy, available at: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/policies

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, taking into account qualifications achieved, predicted grades, personal statement and academic reference. Conditional offers are specified in terms of required grades; we do not make offers in terms of overall UCAS tariff. We understand that predicted grades are an estimate and will consider applicants who have predicted grades that are a little lower than our published requirement. Any offers we make will align with the grades shown above unless a grade reduction can be offered under our Contextual Admissions policy or our In2Surrey scheme. Details can be found here: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/schools-colleges/contextual-admissions-policy Applicants with a mixed qualification profile (e.g. those taking A-levels and BTEC qualifications) are encouraged to contact [email protected] for guidance on the grades accepted.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.

View the other English language qualifications that we accept:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/apply/international/english-language-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see our website for up-to-date information on our fees for 2024/25: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/undergraduate-2024-entry

Sponsorship information

The University of Surrey offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to support our students, please visit https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/scholarships-and-bursaries for more details.

Media and Communication at University of Surrey - UCAS