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Media and Communication BA (Hons)

De Montfort University
36 months
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Leicester
English
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Program description

Media and Communication BA (Hons)

The media and communication industry has a widespread influence on the world around us, and this degree course helps enable you to be a part of that revolution.

By studying both the theory and practice of media and communications, this course can equip you with the skills and insights required to be successful in the media environment.

This can enable you to progress into diverse careers in sectors such as PR, journalism, marketing, entertainment, international relations, politics and education.

A modern focus in the teaching of this course enables students to adapt to changes and developments in industry and proficiently use the most up-to-date technology.

Admission requirements

  • Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels, or
  • BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM

Plus, five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or equivalent.

Alternative qualifications include:

  • Pass in the QAA-accredited Access to HE with English GCSE required as a separate qualification

We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course.

  • International Baccalaureate: 24+ points

International students

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English Language tuition, delivered by our British Council-accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.


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Program content

Year One

  • Core Concepts in Media and Communication
  • Media Discourse
  • Media, Gender and Identity
  • Television Studies
  • Journalism 1
  • Political Communication
  • Public Relations 1
  • New Media 1: Design and Production

Year Three

  • Dissertation
  • Global Advertising Practices
  • Writing for the Screen
  • New Media 2: Creative Project
  • Public Relations 2
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Sports Journalism
  • Identities: Media, Power and Difference
  • Audiences and Fandom
  • Paranormal Media
  • Cybernetic Media
  • Film Exhibition and Consumption
  • Sport and Media
  • Sports Journalism
  • Global Dissent
  • Gender and TV Fictions

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

Students are taught through a series of one, two or three-hour lectures, seminars/screenings and tutor supported workshops.

Tuition fees

2021/22 tuition fees

  • UK students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £14,250 per year
  • EU students: Check the website for more information

Career opportunities

You can also gain valuable, industry-relevant experience by taking part in the Demon Media group, featuring The Demon magazine, Demon FM radio station, Demon TV and The Demon website. The Media and Communication Society, Film Society and Media Discourse Group also give the opportunity to add to your knowledge and experience.

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About this institute

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...


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De Montfort University

The Gateway
LE1 9BH Leicester
United Kingdom

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www.dmu.ac.uk

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