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Media Communications and Journalism BSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
September 2020
12,700 GBP
Virtual open day

Program description

Media Communications and Journalism BSc (Full-time)

Taught by international experts in their field, and focusing on a wide range of theoretical and contemporary subjects, this course provides you with a broad social scientific understanding of the role of media, communication and journalism nationally and internationally. You'll be able to contribute to our journalism Tumblr page, as well as take on exciting work opportunities to boost your employability.

The growth of mass communications is inextricably linked to the development of the modern world. Developments in media technology have had a major impact, and an understanding of these powerful forces is vital to our understanding of the political and cultural world today.

This degree program consists of a combination of media and journalism, and examines the political, technological and economic dynamics of the communications sector. The course focuses on a wide range of theoretical and contemporary subjects and will provide you with a broad social scientific understanding of the role of media, communication and journalism on a nation and international scale.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National or Advanced Diploma)
  • English Language GCSE at grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent)
  • Applications are welcome from mature students who have passed appropriate access or other preparatory courses or have appropriate work experience.

If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Media and Communications (including foundation year) BSc (Hons).

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

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Program content

  • Media Genres
  • Media Histories
  • Practical Journalism
  • Writing Skills
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Media and Communities
  • Researching Media Audiences
  • Work Related Learning for Media 1
  • Crime and the Media
  • Data Journalism
  • Media Law and Ethics; Public Administration
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Globalisation and the Media
  • Work Related Learning for Media 2
  • Journalism Project
  • Media and Communication Dissertation
  • Analysing Popular Music
  • Campaigning Journalism
  • Digital Video Post-Production
  • Media, Power and Politics
  • Science, Technology, Environment and Health Journalism
  • Situation Comedies

Modules and module details are subject to change over time.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
  • International Students: £12,700 per year

Scholarships & funding

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

Continuing studies

You could go on to undertake postgraduate study.

Career opportunities

Graduates can find careers within news organisations, advertising, digital media, education, market research, media production and management, public relations and publishing.

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About this institute

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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