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Media and Communications BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    P300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    72nd

    10
  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    2 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    140

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    61

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.74

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Bringing together media practice and communications theory, this degree covers a broad spectrum of critical perspectives on the media, and will introduce you to a range of contemporary media practices. **Why study BA Media & Communications at Goldsmiths?**- You will study in one of the UK's and the world's top media and communications departments. - You'll be taught by leading names in media, communications and cultural studies. - We concentrate on high quality lectures and small group work, and all our teaching takes place on one purpose-built site. - On practice modules you'll be taught by industry professionals engaged in TV, film, journalism, radio, photography, scriptwriting, short fiction, illustration, interactive media and animation. - You'll have access to industry-standard practice facilities, including TV/film, radio and photography studios, digital video and audio editing suites, and animation software and hardware. - Our close links to the media industry bring you into regular contact with media professionals. You will have the opportunity to apply for an internship in the media as part of the course. - We regularly host debates and talks by international figures in media and cultural research and the media industry; recent guests have included Danny Boyle, Gurinder Chadha and Noel Clark. - You'll be taught alongside students from all over the world and with diverse cultural experiences that enrich the department and the learning experience. - You'll develop skills that you can use throughout your career whether in the media industries or elsewhere. Our recent graduates are now working as television producers, news readers, editors, journalists etc... Others have gone into a whole range of careers such as research, teaching and law.- We're ranked third in the UK for the quality and impact of our research (Research Excellence Framework), which means that by studying in the department you'll be working alongside academics who are leaders in their fields. Please note the BA Media and Communications only accepts applications for first year entry.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBB

University information

University Ranking

72nd

About this University

Goldsmiths, University of London has an academic legacy stretching back to 1891, providing a rich heritage in the arts and creative disciplines, and subjects from the humanities and social sciences to computing. With an established history of seeing the world differently, students at Goldsmiths are encouraged to challenge preconceptions and traditional subject boundaries, and are supported in exploring new ideas.

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Goldsmiths, University of London

New Cross

London

SE14 6NW

UNITED KINGDOM