Today's media professional needs to be digitally literate and able to work across a range of platforms. You'll work across television, radio, film, animation and web design on this practical degree that prepares you in broadcast quality studios and dedicated facilities. Work placements are built into the curriculum, giving you essential real-world skills and contacts for when you graduate.
Students have worked for a range of media outlets including The Guardian, producing digital content. Strong links with industry mean that you will be able to meet and learn from respected media practitioners. Guests at the annual media school festival include head of digital for BBC Radio 2 Brett Spencer; Doctor Who director Alice Troughton; and BT Sport’s social media content editor, Leigh Moore.
You can also take part in field trips to the BBC Broadcasting House, the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and NBC New York (in New York), taking a tour of sets including the newsroom, Saturday Night Live and the Rosie O'Donnell Show.
The majority of this degree is practical with half being group work and half, individual. You can create short films, websites, scripts, short animations and radio interviews, as well as learning to deconstruct and analyse your work in the course's theory strand.
You will need 300 UCAS Tariff points to be considered for this course; selection is by interview.
The UCAS Tariff system takes into account a wide range of qualifications including BTECs, A Levels, AS Levels, International Baccalaureate Diplomas and Access courses, to name just a few.
If you’ve studied more than one type of qualification (for example BTECs with A Levels) don’t forget to include them all in your application as they will all count towards your tariff total.
Take a look at the UCAS tariff list for a full list of accepted qualifications.
Please see our full entry requirements for more details.
If you are an international student, you will need an IELTS 6.0 overall in English with no less than 5.5 in any other band, or equivalent.
Please see the international entry requirements in your country for full details.
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|UCAS codes available for this subject|
|Single Honours - 3 years full-time||83P9|
- Multi-platform media practitioner
- Animation production
- Creative industries research and leadership
- Web content manager
- Media researcher/consultant
- Work in community/third sector media