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Communication & Society and Global Studies BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

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 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. 93% of our Communication and Society undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17). Many of our recent undergraduates have secured roles within: lecturing, information technology, personnel management, media professions and TESOL.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 97

    64th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    123 61%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 54%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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