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Course summary

Are you interested in how the media has evolved? Would you like to understand the role of the media in society? Media and Communications at Keele combines the theoretical and practical elements involved in the analysis and production of contemporary media. You will explore a range of media forms and outlets and develop key attributes to showcase your skills and individuality, helping to prepare you for a career in a range of creative industries. Why choose this course?

  • On demand access to the Media Building – gain practical skills using film, sound and image production facilities
  • Work Placement opportunities to enhance your career prospects
  • Discover diverse cultures through an International Year at a partner university across the globe
On this creative course you will study the theoretical aspects of media, critically evaluate content and ideas, as well as develop practical skills through activities such as film making and editing. You will explore media in the context of business, politics and history and will review and analyse a range of media forms such as social media and the news. You may delve into the developments of media over time and apply your learning to consider influential factors such as culture and technology. This will inform your theoretical learning, before analysing key themes and concepts to later apply to your practical work. You will be equipped with a wide range of skills that will enable you to produce high quality media content, as well as develop effective written and verbal communication, research competency and creative presentation methods. You will also work with others to develop and collaborate on projects, learning how to build good working relationships, that will benefit you when entering employment. There are a number of exciting activities to get involved in across this degree programme including film making, photography, broadcasting and sound recording. These experiences will allow you to showcase and develop your skill set and apply your learning in a creative setting, using industry-standard equipment. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P300
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
85%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Media and Communications at Keele University - UCAS