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Course summary

What makes Media & Film Studies and Sociology at Worcester special? Studying these subjects in combination allows you to increase your awareness surrounding significant social issues and their portrayal in the media. The course offers a dynamic focus on contemporary sociological perspectives, research, and challenges, combined with the study of how our culture affects peoples’ understanding and engagement with the media and film. You will investigate industry advances and technology in research-inspired lectures, seminars and workshops and explore representation and ideology through a variety of media forms and film genres. Both subjects offer a research-focused team of academic staff who seek to enhance your understanding of the contemporary social world. Key features

  • Dynamic curriculum informed by the very latest research innovations on the media and film industries and associated contemporary sociological cultural issues. Our lecturing team frequently publish their research and your learning is informed by this expertise.
  • Interactive, investigative learning environments where critical understanding is developed through debate and evaluating your own opinions and identity.
  • An interactive and responsive curriculum with study abroad options that includes the classic elements of Sociology but with primary focus on new and developing perspectives, offering a diverse and dynamic curriculum driven by contemporary sociological concerns.
  • We create a safe space for students to share and analyse their own diverse cultural experiences and backgrounds; our course community is very important to us.
  • A personalised learner journey tailored around your own interests which includes close tutor support in helping you to develop personal, academic, and graduate skills with a focus on long term career planning
  • Emphasis on transferable skills, digital citizenship, graduate employability, and work-based learning opportunities
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester. Book your place at Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • The University of Worcester has been ranked in the top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings every year since its inception in 2019. The University has also been ranked in the top 5 in the UK for Gender Equality in all years of the rankings and currently holds the number one spot (2023).
  • Worcester rose to become the number one English university (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study, or both, three and five years after graduation in the 2022 Government-published Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey, having been in the top 10 in 2020 and 2021. 96% of our graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022).
  • Worcester is a leader in sustainability and has been awarded First Class Honours in the People and Planet Green League each and every year since 2009. In 2019, the University was named Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards and was Highly Commended in the global awards at the UN.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at

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Media & Film Studies and Sociology at University of Worcester - UCAS