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Social Media Management with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE: P509

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) Social Media Management course, with an integrated foundation year. Master social media platforms to engage online audiences. Embrace experimental approaches to create great content. Develop cutting edge and highly transferable skills to meet a growing need for Social Media Managers and build your own following**Almost every employer, from Nike to Netflix, has a social media presence. On this exciting new course you’ll develop cutting edge and highly transferable skills to meet the growing need for social media managers.In the first year – the foundation year – you will study five modules; a module about the foundations of humanities, journalism and media theory, an essential study skills module, a foundation project module, practical numeracy skills, and a multimedia communications module. After completion of this foundation, you will then move onto the Social Media Management honours degree course.Become an expert in social media platforms with the ability to create, curate and share content, and analyse and engage online audiences. Learn media law, with the unique opportunity to gain an additional qualification recognised by leading employers nationally.Gain valuable skills in the management of social media channels and online communities, whilst developing your personal online brand.Use cutting-edge tools as part of an experimental approach to content creation, tracking and reaching audiences. Develop transferable skills in self-management, critical reasoning, interpersonal awareness, communication and presentation. Take optional modules from media and marketing courses to enhance the flexibility of the course and your skill set.In our innovative mediaHUB you’ll work on live websites and social channels, and rub shoulders with BBC Newcastle digital journalists and content creators as you prepare for a rewarding career in the creative industries.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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UCAS Points : 40

A minimum of 40 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A or AS Levels, BTEC certificates/diplomas, access courses or equivalent)

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 97 4

    90th out of 110 5

    78th out of 102 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    35th

    41
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    111 47%

    89th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    92nd

    74
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    115 60%

    80th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    52nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    47th

    3

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