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Media Studies and Production BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: P316

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 exciting degree combines Media Studies and Production and covers television and radio journalism, print journalism, digital journalism and media practice. You will develop your ability to produce pieces of audio and visual work suitable for television, radio and the web. You will also learn essential skills and techniques to produce audio-visual material relevant to many of the creative industries. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the theoretical, technical and practical skills required as a professional in these fields.There has never been a more exciting time to be studying and practising media. Make a profession of your passion with this exciting degree course which is aimed at students who want to study media theory and media production in the fields of film, television, radio, digital media, advertising, journalism and public relations.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.Taught by leading analysts and practitioners, we will prepare you for the opportunities within the media and creative industries, and beyond. Media staff in the School are 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.Nestled in a breathtaking location between the Snowdonia mountains and the sea, Bangor is the perfect place to experiment, create, make, think and analyse. The Media department is situated at the heart of the University campus, offering a close-knit and friendly community alongside the bustle of cafes, shops and city life. We have an award-winning radio station, Storm FM, as well as extremely successful clubs and societies in areas such as film making, games and drama, as well as two student newspapers.Bangor is the site for a range of Creative Industries conferences, video conferences and events. It is a regular site for visiting creative writers, film-makers, journalists, designers, dramatists, new media makers and more, and encourages students to engage widely with their creative interests beyond the realms of the formal coursework.‘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.

Application deadline

15 January

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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

  • 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

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