Media and Communications study in the UK

Media and Communications in the UK

Career options, entry requirements and rankings for Media and Communications.

UK Media and Communications Courses

Introduction to Media and Communications

Media and Communication degrees cover a wide range of subjects and topics, often being more theoretical than its 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.

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Students will gain an in-depth understanding of how the media works in the 21st century and will develop key critical and analytical, IT, communication and creative skills.

Careers in Media and Communications

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.

Media and Communications Entry Requirements

  • Typical International Baccalaureate requirements: 32 points.
  • Typical A-levels requirements: ABB.
  • Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
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Please note that entry requirements vary for each UK university.

Media and Communications Rankings

To learn more about the best Media and Communications courses in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Media & Film universities in the Guardian University Guide 2017 below:

  1. Queen Mary, University of London
  2. University of Warwick
  3. University of Kent
  4. University of Southampton
  5. Cardiff University
  6. King's College London
  7. Newcastle University
  8. Loughborough University
  9. University of Swansea
  10. University of Leeds

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