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Media, Marketing and Public Relations with Professional Practice Year BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: P388

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Learn how the media works and shapes our understanding of the world with a degree that gives you a thorough understanding of mass media and the workings of the PR industry. By dividing your studies between media, public relations and marketing, this course combines the expertise of two experienced academic teams and opens up a wide range of career paths from journalism and magazine publishing to digital media production and PR consultancy.The media side of the degree gives you the practical skills you need to work confidently in a rapidly evolving field. It also provides you with an informed understanding of the social, political and historical forces that have produced our contemporary media forms and institutions. The marketing and PR side of the degree allows you to explore a range of PR activities; develop your business skills along with your public relations counselling and planning capabilities; and build your knowledge of marketing practices particularly within the context of brand management and corporate communications.**Professional Practice Year**This course has the option to be taken over four years which includes a year placement in industry. Undertaking a year in industry has many benefits; you gain practical experience and build your CV. It's also a great opportunity to sample a profession and network with potential future employers. There is no tuition fee for the placement year enabling you to gain an extra year of experience for free.**Why choose this course?**- Develop the skills to become an effective media communicator- Learn how marketing and public relations work, and how they shape businesses and corporate communications- Benefit from guest lectures and media masterclasses- Gain personal confidence as well as the ability to express yourself using appropriate media to influence and inform opinion- Acquire valuable research and project initiation/management experience while working both independently and in teams

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

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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

    79th out of 92 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    85 42%

    94th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    83rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    89th

    59
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    113 59%

    48th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    82nd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    45th

    38

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