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BA (Hons) Communication and Media - At the institution - Poole - Dorset
For September 2019 and September 2020 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.
Numeracy and Literacy: GCSE English and Mathematics grade 4 (or grade C in the old grading system). We also accept iGCSEs, Key Skills and Functional Skills and other qualifications at Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework.
International entry requirements:
For September 2019 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
For September 2020 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components, or equivalent.
If you’re interested in a media career but are unsure of
exactly what you’d like to do, this is the perfect course for you. It offers a
fascinating overview of media and society, providing the practical skills
required to work in this fast-paced environment, all underpinned by academic
approaches from the humanities and social sciences. You’ll examine the different ways people communicate, from
face-to-face interaction to popular culture, as well as practical skills such
as how to write in a variety of styles and formats, from scripts to online
articles, short stories to digital media content. You’ll also learn lots of
multimedia skills such as creating and editing videos that are vital in today’s
media environment. What’s more, in your final year, you can choose units
tailored towards your favoured career – for example advertising, public
relations or journalism. A four- or 30-week placement, depending on the length of
degree you choose, will give you the practical experience you need to succeed
in the communication and media sector. Your placement experience will help to
shape your appreciation of the industry, put theory into practice, provide a
variety of professional contacts, and enhance your CV – all essential for
starting a career after graduation.
Our graduates have progressed into roles such as account
executive, communication officer, copywriter, PR executive and concept