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Media Communications with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: P11F

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree. During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

The media (film, television, press, media institutions, new technologies) impacts our lives every day. This course will give you the analytic and practical skills needed to work within it as an effective communicator and analyst. From your choice of area (radio, scriptwriting or new media) you will develop broad production experience, and examine social, political and historical aspects of contemporary media forms, looking critically at the various, ever-changing areas to understand how they work and the roles they play. Your special project, either a portfolio of work (ideal to show future employers) or dissertation on an area you choose to explore in depth, will help you develop your own powers of communication.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,900per year

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

University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    130th

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 97 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    85 42%

    94th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    83rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    89th

    59

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