St Mary's University, Twickenham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Communications, Media and Marketing (with Placement Year)

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Course summary

Nurture your creativity and develop critical insights with our hands-on Communications, Media, and Marketing degree Learn to think critically, strategically, and creatively with our Communications, Media and Marketing degree. You will impact audiences across demographics and platforms and complete exciting practical projects. The degree covers:

  • consumer behaviour and customer insight
  • branding and marketing strategy
  • digital communications and ethics
  • journalism and public relations
  • multimedia production and design
  • media industries and platforms
  • data analytics and emerging technologies.
We have collaborated with industry professionals to design our Communications, Media and Marketing BA. Hands-on and lively Our Communications, Media and Marketing programme is lively and diverse. You will get to attend special events and lectures led by industry professionals. These opportunities will allow you to understand the sector’s latest developments, grow your network, and learn both inside and outside the classroom. Cutting-edge facilities With our Communications, Media and Marketing course, you will access our cutting-edge facilities and equipment, which include:
  • media production suites
  • a newly commissioned design room
  • a green-screen media studio
  • data labs
  • sound booths.
Learn in the capital We are only 30 minutes from central London, so you’ll access a hub epicentre for journalism, marketing and culture. We’re also a stone’s throw away from world-leading studios and game companies, such as:
  • Twickenham Studios
  • Shepperton Studios
  • SEGA
  • Sky Studios.
Specialist teaching and support You will learn from industry professionals and leading academics who are here to aid your personal and professional growth. Our student, Aikaterini, tells us they were “always encouraged and fully supported”. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide (2023) placed us in the UK’s top 5 for teaching quality. Work placements: build professional experience You can complete a work placement to build your skills and industry contacts. Past students have worked as:
  • head of marketing
  • digital content manager
  • market researcher
  • media planner
  • fashion marketer
  • celebrity public relations manager.
About the Placement Year A placement year enables you to undertake a year of experience in an organisation between your second and final year. It will enable you to:
  • apply the knowledge and skills you gain from your course in a work setting
  • build your commercial awareness and insights into organisations and industries you might want to work in
  • develop your professional skills through company training, networking skills and confidence in the workplace
  • get some great experience for future job applications or even land a graduate job.
Support from St Mary’s every step of the way Securing a placement can really help you develop your job search skills and the Employability Service placement and Careers Teams can support you to find and apply for available opportunities. Please note: in the event that you cannot secure a placement you will be able to transfer onto the three year version of your degree programme.

Assessment method

Assessment is a combination of one written assignment and one practical assignment for most modules. You will also design and produce media campaigns, as well as undertake your own research and deliver presentations. For your final project can opt to complete a written dissertation or practical assignment (such as a film or marketing campaign). You are also encouraged to undertake work placement that will count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N603
Institution code:
S64
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with no element below 5.5

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
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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 £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Communications, Media and Marketing (with Placement Year) at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS