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Communication and Media BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Communication and media affects everything, from how we present our identity on social media through to the most significant global challenges facing society such as 'fake news', political division, and even tackling climate change. Communication and media is so important to organisations of all types, in all sectors, who are increasingly valuing the need for adaptable, interdisciplinary experts to manage their communication strategies internally and externally. This multi-purpose and exciting degree provides you with the expertise required to understand, analyse, and produce effective communication strategies to local and global audiences.Our students:- Develop a critical understanding of the role the media plays in culture and society - ranging from the rise of the 'influencer' to the promotion of social issues- Master communication theories that can be applied across any media platform - including narrative structures and audience theories- Demonstrate an interdisciplinary practical skillset in multi-media design and production - including audio, video, scriptwriting and online publishing- Work at prestigious companies across a range of industries as placement students and graduates - including Nintendo, Adobe, Mercedes, and Walt Disney- Access industry-standard software and technical production facilities - including HD TV and Radio studios- You'll have the opportunity to study abroad for a semester at one of our partner universities in Canada, Czech Republic, Romania, Netherlands or Thailand- Publish news and features across our student platforms: Fresher Publishing, Nerve Media and The Rock independent newspaper.Our graduates have progressed into roles such as account executive, communication officer, copywriter, PR executive and concept managers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,100per year

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University information

Bournemouth University

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  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Opportunity of a work placement on all undergraduate courses and most postgraduate courses.
Home to the UK's only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).
Recognised by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as a centre of excellence in tourism.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 97 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    121 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%



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