The media and publishing industry is rapidly expanding and developing its digital media brands. These industries need specialist workers who understand different platforms of technology from content management systems to social media. By studying media, you will gain a theoretical understanding of media and will foster your ability to critically comment on media practice. Media combines theoretical and practical skills to enhance your creativity and the technical skills needed to go into the media industry. By studying this subject you will become media practitioners working as a professional writer and content developers. Studying publishing alongside media you will learn how to create online publications within a legal and ethical framework. Students learn how to enhance their work with supportive visual content visual imagery, animation and short films as they explore the potential of publishing to a range of platforms including interactive websites and a variety of social media. Throughout the course you will be asked to run your own projects, design media campaigns, develop professional writing skills, design magazine layouts and websites while integrating publishing theory into practical projects. Publishing students need to be entrepreneurial, flexible, adaptable and committed, and we will help you develop these qualities.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||with no less than 5.5 in each band|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
University of Hertfordshire
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