University of the Arts London

Media Communications University of the Arts London Degree level: Undergraduate

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With an emphasis on the social and cultural impact of digital media forms, BA (Hons) Media Communications examines the technologies, practices and policies that drive modern media communications. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).

Why choose this course at London College of Communication

• You will develop critical thinking and writing skills, and knowledge across: digital media, moving image, photography and podcasting.
• Work collaboratively on project briefs set by industry professionals, enabling you to engage in project management, pitching of ideas, and furthering your personal and professional development.
• The course covers a mix of media theory and creative practice ensuring that graduates are fully equipped to target careers in the media and communications industry.
• You will explore the benefits of the culture of connectivity for individuals, community and brands, and its implications for social and political life.

What can you expect?

You can expect to gain an in-depth understanding of current theories of the media, with an emphasis on the social and cultural impact of digital media forms, e.g. social and interactive media. The rapid growth of media platforms, such as open source software and social network sites, creates new opportunities for participation and changes dramatically the way users communicate and exchange information. This degree will encourage students to develop a critical understanding of these communication technologies through content production and by stimulating debate. Applied skills such as image manipulation, editing and working with layout software will be taught, so that you’re able to produce audio-visual texts for diverse platforms.

About London College of Communication

London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code P302
Institution code U65
Campus name London College of Communication
Campus code C

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff TBC


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7EY


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