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UK Media and Communications Courses

Develop your expertise in areas such as journalism, radio, advertising and TV production

Media and communication degrees cover a wide range of subjects and topics, often being more theoretical than their media production counterpart. Many media and communications programmes split theoretical and practical work 50/50, with modules consisting of linguistics, photo editing, TV and radio production, audio manipulation and cultural studies. Students will generally select a specialisation in years two and three, and work placements opportunities are also provided.

media and communications UK application

By studying a media and communications degree at a UK university, students will gain an in-depth understanding of how the media works in the 21st century, developing key critical, analytical, IT, communication and creative skills.

Graduate Media and Communications Careers and Salary

Media and communications graduates will go on to careers in TV, radio, film, copywriting, marketing, journalism, SEO and research. The broad nature of a Media and Communications degree means that almost all sectors of the media and creative industry are viable routes of employment.

  • Average starting professional salary: £18,000
  • Average starting non-professional salary: £15,717.

Media and Communications UK Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 32 points.
  • Typical A-level requirements: ABB.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.

Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Where can I study Media and Communications?

To learn more about the best media and communications courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Media universities in the Guardian University Guide 2024 below:

  1. Loughborough University
  2. University of Sunderland
  3. Coventry University
  4. Swansea University
  5. University of East London
  6. Kingston University
  7. Lancaster University
  8. Cardiff University
  9. University of Leeds
  10. Newcastle University

Study Media and Communications in the UK

If you are interested in studying media and communications in the UK, arrange your free consultation today. Don't forget the Premium Service will guarantee you at least one offer from a UK university.

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