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Media, Culture and Communication with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE: P30A

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Communication course, with an integrated foundation year. Gain a unique insight into cultural theory, mass communication, films, TV Genres and more. Get skilled in critical analysis and build your independent judgement. Build a foundation to launch your career in the media.**In the first year – the foundation year – you will study five modules; a module about the foundations of humanities, journalism and media theory, an essential study skills module, a foundation project module, practical numeracy skills, and a multimedia communications module. After completion of this foundation, you will then move onto the Media, Culture and Communications honours degree course.Engage with a mix of critical approaches: cultural studies, communication studies, film studies and media studies. You will also study a wide range of related topics including everyday life, popular culture, digital media cultures, cultural representation, gender and ethnic identities and sexualities.Throughout your studies, you’ll be guided and supported by our experts. You’ll work with academics at the Centre of Research in Media and Cultural Studies, who are at the forefront of research in the field. You’ll study alongside scriptwriters, film makers, radio producers, and independent film producers. Many of the key books you will learn from have been written by the staff who teach you.Gain a range of transferable skills including presentation skills, critical analysis, independent thinking, written and research skills, and the ability to work in groups and on your own. In your final year, you will put your skills and knowledge into practice in a major independent research project.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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UCAS Points : 40

A minimum of 40 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A or AS Levels, BTEC certificates/diplomas, access courses or equivalent)

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 97 3

    76th out of 105 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    107 54%

    69th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    25th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    101 52%

    80th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    52nd

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    30th

    32

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