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Media Studies and Music BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: PW33

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course provides a fantastic creative opportunity to grow as a musician while combining your studies with media production. In addition to and in-depth study of music, you will also purse media-focussed topics, including television and radio journalism, print journalism, digital journalism, and media practice. You will be part of a vibrant music community, performing or attending performances in public venues. This course will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge, offering imaginative approaches and creative insight.With magnificent facilities, world-class staff expertise, and one of the most vibrant performing environments of any UK university, Bangor is an exceptional location to study Media and Music.This exciting degree will equip you with a broad range of production skills within different areas of the media, including documentary filmmaking, radio, screenwriting and short film production. It will also provide a theoretical grounding and historical understanding of how the media operate. Meanwhile, the Music modules will provide an excellent experience and understanding of the richness of music as a vibrant part of our everyday lives.The music modules on offer to you are distinctive in that they offer a unique balance of subject breadth with opportunities to specialise, meaning that you’re sure to find the ideal course to challenge and stimulate you. Media studies at Bangor is also unique, offering a close integration of academic and theoretical approaches with hands-on creative practice. Students in the School have the opportunity at all levels to combine a study of their chosen field with practice-based outcomes such as journalism, film and media/digital media production.Media staff in the School are also practising professionals and consultants, and have a range of research interests including advertising, media regulation, privacy, digital journalism, political communication, online journalism, professional writing, comics, visual culture, gaming, virtual worlds, global media, social networks, and documentary.‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch.If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Media Studies and Production (with Foundation Year) P31F or Music (with Foundation Year) W30F.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,750per year

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

University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    31st out of 97 40

    35th out of 87 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    122 61%

    38th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    42nd

    49
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    4th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    125 62%

    44th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    31st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    20th

    12

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