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Media and Communication BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Stag Hill

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**Our BSc (Hons) Media and Communication course will give you an intensive and challenging look into twenty-first century communication. Media and communications are central to nearly all societal debates. Understanding the impact contemporary communication has on society, government and business is an essential requirement in the modern workplace. This course draws on the latest media and communication research. You’ll study topics from theories of media power, regulation and audiences, to ‘big data’, digital platforms and international communication. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of media and communication in the twenty-first century. This will give you a valuable grounding if you’d like to work in media, research, PR or marketing for a wide and varied range of sectors.**What you will study**Our BSc (Hons) Media and Communication course will give you a comprehensive education in contemporary media and communications in global, digital societies. You will discover: - Theories of media power, politics, media and digital regulation - Popular culture - Policy-relevant research - Global communication - Digital societies - Public relations - Media audiences. This course covers a wide range of media forms and cultures. It includes sociological critiques of some of the latest technological changes, including platform societies. Our course is one of the few undergraduate Media and Communication courses in the UK offering modules on ‘big data’ and the sociology of datafication. You’ll develop a solid grounding in social science which you can apply to a range of careers in media, research, public relations, marketing, business and beyond. Our course is thoroughly research-led, with excellent work on digital media happening within our Digital Societies research group. All of this feeds into what you’ll learn on the course.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,300per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

Overall:BBBApplicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.


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University of Surrey

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    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

The University of Surrey has over 140 nationalities in its international community.
35% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the globe.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 97 4

    32nd out of 102 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    135 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    132 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%



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