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Media Studies and Sociology BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE: LP33

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Media Studies

This exciting degree is aimed at students who want to study Media Studies, including: television and radio; film and video; digital media and computer games; professional writing; journalism; public relations; media practice. Skills and techniques learnt during the study and production of audio-visual material lie at the core of many of the key areas in the creative industries. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the technical and practical skills required to make you a sought-after professional in these fields.

Staff in the School have a range of research interests including comics, gaming and virtual worlds, visual culture, live television, hypertexts and have recently written on topics such as film and video, multimedia, global media systems, virtual landscapes, social networks, interactive television, media and representation, cult TV and computer games.

Sociology

Sociology, and this course, investigates social life and the way it shapes people's behaviour, beliefs and identity. Its subject matter ranges from an examination of the face-to-face interactions of daily life, to large-scale social institutions, social movements and global processes. By understanding the social world, we gain a better understanding of ourselves and our own social situations.

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Typical offer is based on a minimum 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.• A Levels• International Baccalaureate Diploma • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: Case by case• Access: Pass • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma: Grade C • Welsh Baccalaureate is acceptedInternational Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to m

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 97 9

    44th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    117 58%

    48th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    39 39%

    91st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    15th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 56%

    69th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    11th

    3

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