English and Media at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

Starting in September 2024, the School of Arts and Humanities, which includes this course, will move to our City Campus. The course itself will remain the same, with no changes to its content. If you've already applied for this course, you should have received an email explaining how this move might impact you. ENGLISH at NTU is taught by award-winning and internationally-recognised academics. The course is extremely flexible, offering a broad range of optional modules that allow you to pursue your interests for the written word, from Shakespeare right through to travel writing. MEDIA is a popular course which gives you creative freedom to design your perfect degree by offering a mixture of theoretical and practical modules that consider approaches to the media. BA (Hons) English and Media has an 82% student satisfaction rate (NSS 2020). English at NTU offers students the opportunity to study literature from the Renaissance period right through to the 21st Century as well as delving into creative and professional writing. You'll gain expert teaching from our award winning writers and researchers who will introduce you to a selection of exciting texts and support you to secure sufficient work placement opportunities that will benefit you with transferable skills for your career. English will help develop your written and verbal communication, enhance your professional and academic writing and help you to become more employable. 100% of English students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2020). Media is an exciting degree which will allow you to learn from industry professionals and academics who are creating the latest cutting edge research within the field. You'll examine a range of texts and aspects of media including; lifestyle magazines, social networking sites, advertising, public relations, gaming and journalism. From this you'll develop advanced critical analysis skills of media texts, audiences and many institutions. The course incorporates theoretical and practical approaches to the media which will help you to communicate in range of ways. You’ll be encouraged to undertake work experience with influential organisations within the industry to build your CV and your connections within the industry. The degree uses a range of assessment techniques including; coursework, examinations, coursework, essays, blogs, project work and group presentations which makes it a modern and exciting course. There is also an option to study abroad at one of our partner universities to gain more independence and to enrich your travelling experience. Media will help you to develop advanced skills to critically analyse media texts, audiences and institutions. You'll also gain invaluable media production skills. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the media industry from both a theoretical and practical stand point which you'll be able to apply to multiple platforms either online, on screen or in print. You'll l be able to project manage in an effective manner and be able to critically analyse a range of texts, audiences and institutions. Our recent graduates have gone onto work in many different roles including; accounting, project management, journalism, marketing, advertising, film and TV, teaching, social work and events management. 97% of our English joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).

Modules

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
PQ33
Institution code:
N91
Campus name:
City Campus
Campus code:
1

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17150 Year 1
International £17150 Year 1

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

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
NG1 4FQ


Clearing contact details

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Clearing Team

0115 8486000

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Our Clearing Hotline is opening hours are: Monday to Thursday 0930-1630; Friday 0930-1600 From 15 August we have extended opening hours: Thursday 15 August 0800 - 1900 Friday 16 August 0800 - 1900 Saturday 17 August 0900 - 1700 Sunday 18 August 1000 - 1400 Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August 0900-1700


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English and Media at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS