Humanities & Social Science,
CourseMedia and Communication BA (Hons)
Full-time | Four years with a placement option
The media and communication industry has a widespread influence on the world around us, and this degree course helps enable you to be a part of that revolution. By studying both the theory and practice of media and communications, this course can equip you with the skills and insights required to be successful in the media environment.
This can enable you to progress into diverse careers in sectors such as PR, journalism, marketing, entertainment, international relations, politics and education. A modern focus in the teaching of this course enables students to adapt to changes and developments in industry and proficiently use the most up-to-date technology.
100% of our summer 2017 graduates from this course are in work or further study ( Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17). Graduates have gone on to work for leading companies such as Universal Pictures, Mentorn Media and AKQA.
Our communication, cultural and media studies has been ranked joint first in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs, rated as world leading (4*) in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, the most recent evaluation of its kind.
Designed with your employability in mind, this course includes modules focusing on media culture, photography and video and television studies.
Gain valuable international experience as part of your studies with our #DMUglobal programme. Previous Media and Communication students have immersed themselves in Hollywood’s fan culture, learned about Berlin’s fascinating media history and explored 100 years’ worth of TV archives in New York.
Benefit from our close links with local media partners including BBC Radio Leicester, Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, and community media organisations.
Access a range of multimillion-pound facilities, including editing suites, TV studios, radio studios, dark rooms, blue and green screen studios and video production laboratories