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Media and Communications with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of West London

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UCAS CODE: N111

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main site - West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Join the BA (Hons) Media and Communications with Foundation 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.The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 97 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    60th

    32

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