Global Studies and Media Nottingham Trent University

Undergraduate

Joint Honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in global trends and the media. This course will equip you with the necessary knowledge needed to engage with the world in your professional career and as a global citizen.

GLOBAL STUDIES at NTU will allow you to study a variety of world views surrounding intercultural communications, globalised media and world cities. You’ll gain a well-rounded knowledge of the global dimensions which affect social, cultural, political and economic issues. The course investigates the inequalities that are posed and are being posed onto developing countries and through this you'll recognise global trends and tensions. This diverse course will allow you to engage with the world as a global citizen whilst supplying you with the tools to succeed in the growing international workplace.

Our popular Media degree combines theoretical approaches to media with opportunities to learn practical media skills. We're ranked in the UK's Top 20 for student satisfaction for Media Studies (NSS 2018). This media course offers a diverse mixture of theoretical and practical approaches to the media and helps you to enhance your skills and passion for the rapidly evolving and dynamic field. You'll learn from industry professionals who are researching cutting edge aspects of media culture and who will be able to provide your studies with a range of interesting media texts from social networking sites through to anti-globalisation movements. You'll learn from industry professionals who are currently exploring cutting-edge research and who will examine media cultures from social networking sites through to globalisation movements and computer gaming. You’ll investigate the media’s role in relation to communication.

The course will encourage you to learn practical media skills which are skills that are actively sought after by employers. 95% of our Media joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17). Our recent graduates have gone on to work in in exciting roles within a variety of organisations such as; non-governmental organisations, TESOL, television, public relations, advertising and marketing.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

See a full list of modules available on our website.


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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code LP93
Institution code N91
Campus name Clifton Campus
Campus code 2

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points
A level 104 UCAS Tariff points from four A-Levels (two of which must be A-Level equivalent)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4
GCSE Maths grade C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 104 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and up to two A-Level or equivalent qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 104 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate and up to three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,900 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.