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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

•Learn to conduct research, write for different audiences, and verbally present ideas with clarity. •Engage in practical work in a range of formats such as print and broadcast media. •Choose from a variety of optional modules to enable you to create your own degree journey. Build your understanding of the cultural, political and economic roles of media forms, organisations and technologies in contemporary society with this modern media course. You analyse and study the workings of core media institutions and learn about key approaches for analysing media texts, and examine the general characteristics of media industries.Learning takes place in lectures, interactive workshops, seminars and screenings, where key topics and concepts are introduced and explored. You are encouraged to work in teams and small groups as well developing an individual approach to your learning.You learn through•lectures •interactive workshops •seminars •screenings •essays •examinations •group and individual presentations •practical work Work placementsYou will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Previous students have completed placements with the BBC, regional newspapers, PR and advertising agencies and the voluntary sector.Live workMany modules on the degree make use of the Venture Matrix (a University department which sources clients for live projects) that will give you the experience of working with the media industry.Field tripsSpend a week watching the latest releases, meeting filmmakers and people from the industry and experiencing the rich cultural life of the city on our annual field trip to the Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival.Networking opportunitiesA number of industry days and events (Grad Talk, Pathways) are held on campus where students can network with and attend talks and workshops run by creative media industry professionals and organisations.We make sure you can network and make industry connections throughout your course. Every year we have students working at Sheffield Doc/Fest, one of the top three documentary film festivals in the world, attending exclusive workshops with international industry experts.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,250per year

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications, including at least 32 points in a relevant* subject. For example:•BBC at A Level with a grade C in a relevant subject.•DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject.•A combination of qualifications which must include a relevant subject and may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.* Relevant subjects are • media studies • communication studies • film studies • English • creative writing • a foreign language • soc

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 97 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    112 56%

    59th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    20th

    40

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