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Mass Communications (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE: P391

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

**Top-up your existing qualification to a full honours degree. Mix academic rigour with practical skills. Undertake a CV-enhancing work placement. Gain a comprehensive understanding of new media, cultural theory and popular culture, and their increasing significance in contemporary culture and society. Acquire new skills using industry-standard equipment.**Mass Communications contains an equal combination of practical and theoretical skills - as found in our Journalism and Public Relations degrees - with academic study of media, film and culture.On the practical side, modules include ‘News Journalism’, ‘Scriptwriting’ and ‘New Media’. As part of daily drop-in sessions, professional journalists are on hand to provide professional input into your work.On the theory side, modules include ‘Media Studies’, ‘Cultural Theory and ‘Popular Culture’ and ‘Film Studies’.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 97 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    35th

    41

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