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Media Communications and Culture BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    24-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course offers you the opportunity to develop the advanced critical and creative skills relevant to this new digital world. Designed for those with a passion for communications, the course will develop your digital and media literacies for a range of audiences across different genres and media.You’ll explore the role the media plays in shaping culture, identity and interpersonal communications. You’ll gain a professionally-focused understanding of media and society to develop a portfolio of practical skills in both visual and written work including advertising, public relations and journalism. You will learn techniques to create and analyse imagery and to write professionally across a range of platforms. Theoretical approaches will support your application of ideas and practical assignments will enable you to understand the global context of media communications. You’ll learn how to use media technologies to communicate in a variety of styles and formats, including pitches, briefings, video projects and podcasts. The course equips you with a combination of practical expertise and theoretical insights related to media analysis and public and professional communications. You’ll develop digital and media literacy, writing, business and presentation skills and examine advertising, journalism, popular culture and questions of identity and diversity.Classes consist of lectures, seminars, workshops, screenings and tutorials designed to develop your skills in creative thinking, problem-solving, critical analysis, research methods, time management, presentation and group work. Graduates have gone on to work in journalism, events management, marketing, advertising and public relations. This includes roles as a social media consultant; marketing account manager; PR and marketing executive; marketing manager and digital content assistant.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 97

    64th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    123 61%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 54%

    78th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    4

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