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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a dynamic and exciting environment, to learn about the ways media influences our daily lives and the world around us? Do you hold a HND in a related subject?The BA (Hons) Mass Communication Top Up course is an innovative media-based degree that allows you to develop specialist knowledge of the concepts, theories, practices and methods that characterise contemporary media, communication, and cultural studies.From day one, you will be supported in developing an independent critical understanding of the key advances within mass communication, a field of study that encompasses a wide variety of media organisations, technological innovations, cultural industries, and audiences. You will develop your knowledge, skills and abilities on a course that will enable you to critically evaluate contemporary mass communications industries and to understand the technological, social and political factors that shape those industries.The course’s unique framework structure allows you to achieve a BA (HONS) in one year of full time study.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points :

BTEC HND/Foundation degree, or equivalentin a related subject.If you have taken a BTEC HND programme, we will usually expect you to have performed to an average of Merit standard.If you have taken a Foundation Degree, we will be looking for performance to Commendation level, or 60% average.International Qualifications:We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications which may not match those shown above. If you have qualifications from outside the UK, find out what you need by visiting www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcoun

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    49th

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in design, engineering, history, law, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 140 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 97 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    138 69%

    21st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    16th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    20th

    7

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