Media and Business Management at University of Derby - UCAS

Course summary

On this Joint Honours degree, you’ll cover the breadth of media including film and television, news media, and digital and social media. Your studies will be intertwined with learning key business and management topics as well as growth areas in business ethics, digital media and innovation, and globalisation. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE

  • Combining two subjects boosts your employability and gives you the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in two subject areas, making you a more versatile graduate
  • The Chartered Management Institute has independently assessed this course in meeting its own high standards. The CMI is a UK professional body dedicated to promoting excellence in management and leadership. CMI accreditation is, therefore, a sign of a high-quality degree.
  • Gain real-world experience through projects, placements and internships
  • Top 20 for Media and Film Studies* * Guardian University Guide 2024
  • Develop expertise in your written, multi-media and digital skills on this combined programme, giving you the key skills employers look for
HOW WILL YOU LEARN   Our teaching methods are varied and include:
  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Tutor-led and student-led seminars that can include discussions, critical analysis of reading and debates
  • Tutorials
  • Screenings
  • Work experience projects
  • Optional placement and internship opportunities
HOW YOU ARE ASSESSED Your lecturers will take a flexible and varied approach to assessment in keeping with the interdisciplinary subject. For your media modules, you’ll be assessed entirely by coursework through practise-based work such as articles and videos along with opportunities for more applied work, such as work-based learning and audience research. For your business management modules, you’ll be assessed via individual tasks as well as group projects. Assignments could include:
  • Business reports
  • Research and consultancy projects
  • Presentations
  • Design of digital materials such as videos, blogs or augmented reality posters
  • Computer-based assessments
STUDY OPTIONS:  On the Joint Honours programme, there are different pathways of study available. You can often study both subjects equally or choose to major in a subject. Please view the course page on our website for more information on pathways. 

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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Media and Business Management at University of Derby - UCAS