Media, Communication, Cultures at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Course summary

You’ll build your CV as you work alongside practising media professionals to create the future of communications across multiple platforms in state-of-the-art learning spaces. Engage with all forms of mass communication – the internet, social media, television, radio, popular music and cinema – on this dynamic course that critically explores cultural trends and media industries. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Get hands-on to create photographic essays, blogs and podcasts
  • Design a talk programme for a radio station
  • Invent and pitch a lifestyle TV concept
  • Design and create an online game and form an anti-racism campaign group
  • Work with professionals from social media, marketing, TV and magazine production
  • Graduate with a recognised degree and employable skills across all current and potential future media platforms
Find out more Career opportunities You’ll open your mind to exciting new opportunities, allowing you to confidently pursue a career in almost any field, including:
  • Writing
  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Copywriting
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Publishing
The Northern heart of culture and the arts You’ll be offered unique opportunities to gain work experience with the media, cultural and creative industries in Leeds, such as museums, art galleries, theatres, film production companies and recording studios that surround the city centre campus. You may also get involved in many regional events; for example, the Harrogate Film Festival, the Ilkley Literature Festival or the Leeds West Indian Carnival. Industry links Take advantage of the special relationships we’ve developed with employers and cultural industries throughout the city and across the region. Students have completed placements in the editorial team at Hallmark Studios and with Peepal Tree Press – an internationally-renowned publisher based in the city. You’ll have the chance to attend regular conferences, seminars and events organised by our Centre for Culture and the Arts, to collaborate with institutes and cultural organisations. Why study Media Communication Cultures at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 98% of BA (Hons) Media Communication Cultures students said staff were good at explaining things*
  • Leeds Beckett University placed top 50 in the UK in Communication & Media Studies
(The Times Higher Education, 2022)
  • Leeds Beckett University placed top 50 in the UK for Media & Communication Studies (The Complete University Guide 2022)
  • Applied Humanities practical module option
  • Guest lectures delivered by industry professionals
  • 94.4% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation**
National Student Survey 2022 *Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Understanding Social Media
  • Cultural Studies
  • Media Interactions
  • BBC Radio: Cultural Talk, Public Purposes
  • Cinematic Identities: Gender, Class & Race
  • Researching Television
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Media: Past & Present, Where & When
  • Media Theory
  • Popular Music & the Moving Image
  • Researching Media & Culture
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Media Dissertation
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Media, Communication, Cultures at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS