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Journalism and Media Studies BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: PP53

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is ideal for those who want to study Journalism and Media in-depth. Our course includes television and radio journalism, print and digital journalism, and media practice. You will study the social and cultural impact of journalism and media at local and global levels, embracing industrial contexts, media texts, audiences and regulation. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the principles of journalism and the technical and practical media and journalism skills required of a future professional in this field.Our Journalism and Media degree will equip you with the skills you need to forge a career in journalism and the media. This exciting degree course is aimed at students who want to make a profession of their passion by understanding how the news and media industry work.As well as keeping you up-to-date with the fast-changing world of multimedia journalism, it will introduce you to a broad range of theoretical perspectives that will enrich your research. The aim will be to give you the confidence and self-reliance to excel and adapt to an exciting field which is always on the move.Journalism and Media staff in the School are leading experts in their fields with a range of research interests including digital journalism, broadcast journalism, politics, advertising, media regulation, privacy, communication, risk communication, professional writing, comics, visual culture, gaming, virtual worlds, global media, social networks, documentary, and media representation. Many members of staff in the School are practising professionals and consultants.Nestled in a breath-taking location between the Snowdonia Mountains and the sea, Bangor is also the perfect place to get out and about and find news stories or create your own media productions. The Media department is situated at the heart of the University campus, offering a close-knit and friendly community alongside the bustle of cafes, shops and city life. The university is also home to two student newspapers, Seren and Llef, and a radio station, Storm FM. Many of our students are regular contributors.Bangor is also the site for a range of Creative Industries conferences, video conferences and events. It is a regular site for visiting creative writers, film-makers, journalists, designers, dramatists, new media makers and more, and encourages students to engage widely with their creative interests beyond the realms of the formal coursework.‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Media Studies and Production (with Foundation Year) P31F.

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 97 40

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    122 61%

    38th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    42nd

    49
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    4th

    11

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