School of Media

Get creative in our state-of-the-art Media Centre, using the same facilities as professionals around the world. We can offer you the perfect space to practice your craft and prepare you for graduate jobs in the creative industries.

Course satisfaction

We are​ 12th in the UK for course satisfaction in Journalism and top 15 for value added in Film Production. (Guardian University Guide 2021)

Our Media Centre

Our expanded and updated Media Centre is complete with top-spec equipment. Students can work on projects in industry-standard production spaces including:

  • Film and TV studios
  • Editing suites
  • Music studios
  • Rehearsal rooms
  • Radio stations
  • Multimedia newsroom
  • Animation studios
  • Dubbing theatre 
  • Sound labs
  • Social learning spaces
  • Screening theatres
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Build connections

Do more than just develop your skills, build connections with the people you'll need to know too. Our lecturers are professional animators, directors, journalists, musicians and producers who'll introduce you to the right people.

Industry links and placements

Every year our students complete over 4,000 work placements and internships.

Accross our media courses, students have undertaken work placements with industry giants such as EMI, Universal Music, ITV, Warner Bros and the BBC.

You will have opportunities to work on the sets of X-factor and Britain's Got Talent, report for Heat magazine, work pitch-side for Sky Sports, attend workshops with Aardman Animations and work at live events and music festivals!​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​What we have to offer

The School of Media provides industry-standard, specialist facilities at our Park campus in Cheltenham. Our studios and production spaces form an interdisciplinary hub where students can commission, collaborate and create exciting work together. 

We are proud of our range of industry-accredited degrees in film, television, music and journalism which ensure that our students graduate with the knowledge and skills required by industry.

We are looking for thinkers and doers who want to learn about the media and creative industries and want to acquire the skills to thrive in a creative economy. You will be rigorous about your ideas and how you put these into practice. You will explore your own creativity while critically reflecting upon the history, theory and practice of media.

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