Media and Communications courses in the UK
Introduction to Media and Communications
Media and Communication degrees cover a wide range of subjects, often being more theoretical than its Media Production counterpart. Modules are varied though and can consist of linguistics, photo editing, TV and radio production, audio manipulation and much more. Traditional theory and analytical based areas are also covered.
Above all, students will gain an in-depth understanding of how the media works in the 21st century. Following the first year of study, most Media and Communications courses will allow students to choose an area they wish to specialise in.
Careers in Media and Communications
A Media and Communications degree will equip students with the base skills needed to succeed in many areas of the media industry. Graduates can expect to move into practical media roles in TV, radio, film, while copywriting, marketing and journalism are also viable options. The nature of a Media and Communications degree means there are many avenues to pursue.
What are the entry requirements for Media and Communications?
Many Media and Communications courses require a BTEC National Diploma in a relevant subject. Alternatively, traditional A-level subjects are accepted. For international students, an IELTS score of no less than 5.5 across all four categories - reading, writing, speaking and listening – with an overall 6.0 score generally required.
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Where can I study Media and Communications?
To learn more about some of the best Media and Communications universities in the UK, please see below:
- University of Warwick
- University of Sheffield
- University of Leeds
- Lancaster University
- Newcastle University
- University of East Anglia
- Cardiff University
- University of Leicester
- University of Southampton
- University of Lincoln
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