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Communication & Society and Media 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

    24-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you have an interest in communications, society and media then this course is ideal for you. It allows you to tailor your study to your strengths, interest and career ambitions. By combining these two subjects you can give your degree an industry flare that will help you to stand out within the graduate employment market. This popular degree combines theoretical approaches to media with opportunities to learn practical media skills.The course offers a diverse mixture of theoretical and practical approaches to the media and helps you to enhance your skills and passion for the rapidly evolving and dynamic field. You'll learn from industry professionals who are researching cutting edge aspects of media culture and who will be able to provide your studies with a range of interesting media texts from social networking sites through to anti-globalisation movements. You'll learn from industry professionals who are currently exploring cutting-edge research and who will examine media cultures from social networking sites through to globalisation movements and computer gaming. You’ll also investigate the media’s role in relation to communication. NTU’s COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY course will encourage you to make sense of the transformations which our societies, technologies and personalities are undergoing. Throughout the course you'll examine communication between individuals, groups, organisations and humanity. The core aspect of this course draws on Psychology and Sociology, and also includes aspects of Philosophy, History and Anthropology. This course will provide you with a wide range of skills and knowledge to match the broad selection of career prospects. You'll develop; excellent written and oral communication, critical analysis skills, a variety of IT skills, develop team working skills and time management skills. The real life projects that students have undergone with the support of influential organisations has led to the success of many graduates forging exciting careers within well-known and small to medium sized companies. Recent COMMUNICATION & SOCIETY AND MEDIA graduates have also gone on to work in graduate-level positions with; the BBC, Sky, Brit Asia TV, Channel 5 and IBM. Many of our graduates have also chosen to undertake further study on one of our masters-level courses or MPhil and PhD research degrees. 90% of our Communication and Society and Media undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).

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

  • University League Table

    46th

  • 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%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 54%

    78th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    4

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