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Media Studies and Production

Bangor University
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Bangor
September 2022

Bangor
September 2023

Bangor
September 2024

About this program

Media Studies and Production

This exciting degree combines Media Studies and Production and covers television and radio journalism, print journalism, digital journalism and media practice. You will develop your ability to produce pieces of audio and visual work suitable for television, radio and the web. You will also learn essential skills and techniques to produce audio-visual material relevant to many of the creative industries. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the theoretical, technical and practical skills required as a professional in these fields.

There has never been a more exciting time to be studying and practising media. Make a profession of your passion with this exciting degree course which is aimed at students who want to study media theory and media production in the fields of film, television, radio, digital media, advertising, journalism and public relations.

This exciting degree will equip you with a broad range of production skills within different areas of the media, including documentary filmmaking, radio, screenwriting and short film production. It will also provide a theoretical grounding and historical understanding of how the media operate.

Taught by leading analysts and practitioners, we will prepare you for the opportunities within the media and creative industries, and beyond. Media staff in the School are practising professionals and consultants, and have a range of research interests including advertising, media regulation, privacy, digital journalism, political communication, online journalism, professional writing, comics, visual culture, gaming, virtual worlds, global media, social networks, and documentary.

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Admission requirements

For 2022 Entry

Offers are tariff based, 80 - 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.:

  • A Levels (excluding General Studies)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMP - DMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: case by case
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Access
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • T-levels: considered on a case-by-case basis.

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Creative Practice or
  • Intro to Studying Mass Culture or
  • Film Language or

Semester 2

  • Issues in Media and Journalism
  • Intro' to Media Practice or
  • Visual Cultures or

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • Understanding Documentary or
  • Research and Methods or

Semester 2

  • Media, Politics & Society
  • Privacy and the Media

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

Understanding Documentary or

Semester 2

Privacy and the Media

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Please contact the institute for more information.

Career paths

Studying media subjects at Bangor can be your launchpad to a great career. We have excellent links with theatre companies, newspapers and the television industry.

Our graduates have gone on to work in a range of roles, including: creative writing; professional writing and publishing; performance and the theatre (both on and behind the stage); print and/or broadcast journalism; as actors, presenters and in television program production; advertising and marketing; radio (as presenters as well as in program production); digital, web and new media production; multi-media industries; teaching; lecturing; and public relations.

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Bangor University

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first-year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

Contact info

Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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