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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. This media course is in the UK’s Top 25 for student satisfaction (NSS 2017).
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 into 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. This popular degree combines theoretical approaches to media with opportunities to learn practical media skills. 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. 95% of our media joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16).The course will encourage you to learn practical media skills which are skills that are actively sought after by employers. 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.
You’ll choose from a broad range of modules which may include: Foundations in Global Studies • Issues in Intercultural Communication • Understanding Media and Culture • Intercultural Communication in International Context • Global Citizenship • Lifestyle and Consumer Culture • Advanced Media Practice • The Body and Popular Culture.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Clifton Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
|A level||104 UCAS Tariff points from up to four qualifications (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 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 three qualifications (one of which must be A-level equivalent).|
We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|