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Media and Education BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA in Media and Education and Aberystwyth University enables you to learn the strategic and structural components of the media industry while at the same broadening your knowledge and awareness of pedagogical developments in the United Kingdom.

The Education component of this degree seeks to develop your knowledge and understanding of the role of education in differing contexts and a wide variety of schools, educational settings and post-16 providers. During the duration of the degree, the Education component will provide relevant subject knowledge and professional skills, coupled with a range of educational experiences, which will give you the opportunity to experience employment in a range of professional roles related to education.

The Media component of this degree will allow you to study in great detail the following: advertising, news analysis, website design, digital culture, surveillance society, gender and the media, media history and policy together with creative practice experience in multi -platform production and experimental media. Your three years of study will be dynamic, invigorating and stimulating.

Overview

Why study BA Media and Education at Aberystwyth University?

The course

• Taught by two departments (the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies and the School of Education) you will have an opportunity to explore the connections between creative and critical thinking and develop a deep understanding of the relationship between professional practice and imaginative thought.

• The Education element to this degree has an emphasis on learner support, special educational needs, and classroom practices, with a range of specialist modules in these areas. This degree is also a pathway to entry onto PGCE primary and secondary teacher education programmes.

• The various core and optional modules available to you during the duration of this course will give you a deeper understanding of sociology, psychology, cultural studies, history, philosophy, linguistics and marketing.

Employability

What opportunities are there for me?

Many of our graduates have found career paths which include:

• Broadcasting media;

• Floor managers;

• Camera operators;

• Producers and directors;

• Marketing;

• Media Planning;

• Education;

• Public relations.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 97 12

    67th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    123 61%

    37th

    31
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    9th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    119 60%

    46th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    9th

    2

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