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Media, Culture and Identity BA (Hons)

University of Roehampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our Media, Culture and Identity BA will give you the option of kick-starting your career in the creative industries by undertaking a work placement at a leading UK company or organisation. Recent students have worked at the BBC, MTV, Absolute Radio and Vogue.On this programme you will explore current debates about culture and the ways in which the media brings about social, cultural and political change.You will gain an understanding of notions of 'identity' within the context of cultural life and how people engage with media forms such as television, radio, print, digital communication, advertising and social media. The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you'll need to engage critically and creatively with media and identity, both significant areas of contemporary culture.During the programme you will consider the relationship between mass media and society and, drawing on other disciplines such as sociology, political science and cultural studies, will be introduced to some of the key approaches to analysing the media-society relationship. Plus, you'll study key developments in the media, how media texts are produced, distributed, regulated and consumed, and the ways in which the media can influence society.You will also debate the ways the media functions as an important part of any modern democracy, as well as the current debates around freedom of the press and how media appointed critics play a role in helping to shape public opinion.Being located in London means you can immerse yourself in the creative culture of the capital at festivals, studios, galleries and pop-up cinemas. The course offers work placement module opportunities which could see you work within many areas of the creative industries from TV, film, on-line and print media, arts and campaign organisations, museums, art galleries, theatres and community projects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,145per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 96

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has an international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
Pre-sessional English courses are offered to help international students develop their academic English skills before starting their course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 97 7

    60th out of 102 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    99 49%

    90th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    92nd

    31
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    95 48%

    99th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    91st

    11

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