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Communication & Society and Global Studies

Nottingham Trent University
3 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Joint Honours degrees offer you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions.

This dynamic degree has been designed to prepare you with essential skills and knowledge that employers are seeking, such as; critical analysis, excellent written communication and a proactive attitude. Communication and Society will help you to debate about the many reasons as to why our personalities, technologies and societies are continuously undergoing transformations. The course will draw on areas of history and philosophy to understand and you'll analyse theoretical and practical aspects of communication. Global Studies will give you the opportunity to focus on developing an understanding of pressing social, cultural and political crises.

This course enables you to gain an in-depth understanding of pressing global issues whilst critically analysing the importance of communication from national and international perspectives. COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY will allow you to examine the rapidly changing transformations of society, people and technologies. You'll also examine the evolving media through which communication takes place. You’ll examine communication between individuals, groups, organisations, humanity and nature through the use of theoretical insights and practical aspects of communication. GLOBAL STUDIES at NTU enables you to engage with the world as a global citizen and to incorporate world relevance into your degree. You'll focus on developing an understanding of the global dimensions of social, cultural, political and economic issues. This course is ideal for you if you have an interest in current global crises such as; migration, conflict, inequality, food security and the everyday experiences of people living in globalised communities.

This degree will help you to gain transferable and global workplace skills which many employers are seeking. You'll secure global citizen competencies such as being proactive, good planning and organisation skills. Our Communications and Society course will enable you to critically think about the different ways our societies, personalities and technologies are evolving within a globalised world. 100% of our communication & society joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16). Many of our recent undergraduates have secured roles within: lecturing, information technology, personnel management, media professions and TESOL.

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Nottingham Trent University is a teaching intensive university. Our students are our first priority. This focus has led us to being named University of the Year 2017 by Times Higher Education and The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide Modern University of the...

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