Media and Communication, BA Hons

Media and Communication, BA Hons

Learn to research, analyse and craft communications in a variety of media. Students on the BA Media and Communications combine media research and analysis with creative projects and professional skills.

The programme introduces students to academic, creative and critical approaches to media in the digital age. Through coursework and independent projects, students engage in critical reflection while producing material across a range of media - from text and images to video and sound.

After graduation, our alumni go on to work in a variety of roles within the media and creative industries. The two main career paths are:
Professional communications, for example in-house communications roles, at agencies, roles relating to content management, PR and marketing, or social media.
Media Production, for example at independent production houses, content agencies, and creative agencies.

You have a great deal of choice in your study options within the BA Media & Communications. Currently, our students can choose from a variety of courses relating to digital media, film and TV, sound, journalism and writing.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To equip students with the necessary skills to critically evaluate the contemporary media environment
  • To provide a creative space for both individual and collaborative production
  • To equip students with key transferable skills that can be carried over into the workplace.

UCAS code

P390 G BA/MCC

Department

Creative Professions & Digital Arts

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

FROM relevant A-levels

PLUS GCSEs to include English and mathematics at grade C or above

OR equivalent qualifications.

* Suitable candidates may be invited to interview. 

Specialist equipment/facilities

Professional/broadcast-level video, audio and digital imaging facilities using Apple Macs.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations and coursework, including essays, dissertation, practical project and presentations.

Career options

Graduates have opportunities in the media, business and industry, or in education.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 6

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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Discover how our media programmes equip students with communication skills relevant to a wide range of professions, including writing and presentational skills required in the communications industries.

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