|Study location||United Kingdom, Winchester|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
IELTS: 6.0 overall with 6.0 in Writing
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme offers students the chance to study the dynamic nature of media, communication and audio in the twenty-first century using contemporary critical perspectives.
Work placement/work experience: Students have the opportunity to undertake work placements to gain work experience.
Fact: Staff on the programme regularly publish books and articles on areas such as digital technologies and education, drugs education, journalism and the financial crash, gangster films, gothic horror and zombies in popular culture.
Students build a set of critical skills by applying key concepts and ideas to develop practical solutions for work relevant projects.
Open 24 hours a day, the Multimedia Centre offers outstanding industry-standard facilities including two HD TV studios with green screens, a newsroom, a computerised radio studio, and facilities for multitrack audio recording. A wide range of equipment is available and the Centre is an Apple Certified Training Centre.
Year 1 is foundational and introduces the academic study of media, developing core skills and understanding in the use of media across a variety of contexts. There is a particular focus upon the impact of digital technologies as new and old media converge.
In Year 2, students take two mandatory modules; a specialist practical module in podcasting and a specialist theory module in popular music. They are able to tailor their learning by choosing from a range of optional modules. The Work Placement module gives students the chance to think carefully about their ‘graduate exit strategy’ and what they need to do to achieve the career they want.
In the final year, students gain experience in radio production and radio studio management, and undertake an Extended Independent Study. Again, students tailor their learning by choosing from a variety of optional modules – some are conventional academic modules giving students the chance to study specialist areas in depth and some modules offer further practical experience relating to various aspects of media and journalism.