Media Studies and Production at Bangor University - UCAS

Bangor University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)

Media Studies and Production

Course summary

This exciting degree combines Media Studies and Production and covers television and radio journalism, print journalism, digital journalism and media practice. You will develop your ability to produce pieces of audio and visual work suitable for television, radio and the web. You will also learn essential skills and techniques to produce audio-visual material relevant to many of the creative industries. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the theoretical, technical and practical skills required as a professional in these fields. There has never been a more exciting time to be studying and practising media. Make a profession of your passion with this exciting degree course which is aimed at students who want to study media theory and media production in the fields of film, television, radio, digital media, advertising, journalism and public relations. This exciting degree will equip you with a broad range of production skills within different areas of the media, including documentary filmmaking, radio, screenwriting and short film production. It will also provide a theoretical grounding and historical understanding of how the media operate. Taught by leading analysts and practitioners, we will prepare you for the opportunities within the media and creative industries, and beyond. Media staff in the School are practising professionals and consultants, and have a range of research interests including advertising, media regulation, privacy, digital journalism, political communication, online journalism, professional writing, comics, visual culture, gaming, virtual worlds, global media, social networks, and documentary. Nestled in a breathtaking location between the Snowdonia mountains and the sea, Bangor is the perfect place to experiment, create, make, think and analyse. The Media department is situated at the heart of the University campus, offering a close-knit and friendly community alongside the bustle of cafes, shops and city life. We have an award-winning radio station, Storm FM, as well as extremely successful clubs and societies in areas such as film making, games and drama, as well as two student newspapers. Bangor is the site for a range of Creative Industries conferences, video conferences and events. It is a regular site for visiting creative writers, film-makers, journalists, designers, dramatists, new media makers and more, and encourages students to engage widely with their creative interests beyond the realms of the formal coursework. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch. If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Media Studies and Production (with Foundation Year) P31F.


For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as City & Guilds, Access and Cambridge Technical Diplomas. We also welcome applications from mature learners. If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year route. Please see: Media Studies and Production with Foundation Year (P31F). International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at:

English language requirements

For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

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Media Studies and Production at Bangor University - UCAS