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Media and Communications BA (Hons)

University of West London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main site - West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Join the BA (Hons) Media and Communications and immerse yourself in this ever-evolving industry, focusing on producing exciting content, utilising emerging technologies and connecting with industry links. Gain access to top-notch equipment and lecturers in the beautiful borough of Ealing.The Entertainment and Media industry in the UK is expected to be worth £76 billion by 2020! If you are a creative individual who wants to be a part of this, join the BA (Hons) Media and Communications and immerse yourself in this ever-evolving industry, focusing on producing exciting content, utilising emerging technologies and connecting with industry links.On the BA (Hons) Media and Communications course you’ll be learning about:• Video production / TV• Radio / Podcasting• Sound design• Social media • Photography• Media research• Media innovation• Advertising and PR• Documentary / Journalism• Entertainment• Live & On-AirHere are five great reasons to choose this course:1 – The curriculum is organised around unifying blocks. In each semester you can focus on developing your craft and critical skills on a specific theme/format, without feeling dispersed among many unrelated assessments.2 - The course features two customisable pathways. Halfway through your studies, you have the opportunity to choose between a more practical or theoretical route.3 - Real industry work experience is guaranteed. Whatever the pathway you choose, there is a minimum of 40 hours of industry work placement, facilitated by the school's Placements team.4 – Industry standard studios and equipment. To ensure a top-notch learning experience, you have access to facilities and equipment (that you can book out!) to develop your projects.5 – Learn from a diverse group of established media practitioners and researchers in the field of Media and Communications. Take advantage of their practical and theoretical knowledge and professional links in the UK and abroad.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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A level : BBC

112 UCAS points required from level 3 qualifications. These can include: A Levels at grade B, B and C, or above; BTEC Extended Diploma with Distinction, Merit, Merit; Access to HE Diploma.

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University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 97 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    111 56%

    60th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    73rd

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    44th

    16

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