University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Media Studies

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Course summary

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On our innovative Media Studies degree course, you will examine how the media influences and reflects an increasingly connected, globalised society. At Brighton, we have one of Britain’s fastest growing media hubs on our doorstep. You will learn with a team of research active lecturers, industry-experienced staff and visiting media professionals, including producers, journalists and digital media entrepreneurs. We aim to develop versatile and creative media innovators and leaders, equipped to respond to new situations within an ever changing and dynamic industry You will gain a sound theoretical framework and practical skills to use throughout your career. Your degree can be shaped through a range of options, allowing you to pursue your own interests in film and screen-based media, digital photography, community enterprise,and social and mobile media. You’ll undertake a four-week placement during your second year to develop skills and talents in a real-world setting, giving you a vital edge in the job market.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P300
Institution code:
B72
Campus name:
Brighton
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
85%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 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 £14604 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Media Studies at University of Brighton - UCAS