University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Media Studies

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Course summary

If you are interested in finding out how the media influences and reflects our connected, globalised society, then our Media Studies degree is for you. Your degree can be shaped by the options you choose, enabling you to pursue your own interests in film and screen-based media, digital photography, community enterprise, or social and mobile media. Our team of research-active lecturers, industry-experienced staff and visiting media professionals will help you to reach your potential as a versatile, creative media innovator and leader, equipped to respond to new situations within a changing and dynamic industry. The four-week placement during your second year will enable you to apply your developing skills and talents in a real-world setting. Studying in Brighton puts you at the centre of one of Britain’s fastest growing media hubs where all things digital are celebrated in an annual month-long festival.

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

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73%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £13842 Year 1
International £13842 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2022-23. Please note that the £13,873 international fee is for classroom based courses. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme. 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; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students. All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: www.brighton.ac.uk/courses as specific details will be included there. 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