BA Media and Cultural Studies

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  • Objectives
    Studying Media and Cultural Studies (MCS) offers you a focused way to understand the complex and dynamic culture we live in, and the role of the media within it. You will explore a wide range of topics such as: the global media industries; audience tastes and consumer culture; youth cultures; technological change and digital media; urban cultures; environmentalism and the media, the design of museum displays, and popular science in the media. These courses are informed by current research, writing and media production undertaken by staff, so are always up to date. We also offer you a range of skills through a combination of theory and production courses.
  • Entry requirements
    Requirements GCSE: English Tariff points range: 280-320 Specific subjects: None specified Relevant subjects: English, Theatre Studies, Media Studies, Arts, Social Science Access: Yes Baccalaureate EB %: 70-76 Baccalaureate IB pts: 28-32
  • Academic title
    BA Media and Cultural Studie
  • Course description
    Modules included in this BA in Media and Cultural Studies.

    You will explore these topics through written work and through the production of various kinds of media including photography, video, interactive websites and journalism. The programmes are designed to encourage a critical approach to contemporary culture and an informed understanding of social change. Effective thinking and the ability to communicate across a range of media are central. Our programmes also use media production as a tool to study culture, and to develop skills through a range of media technology.

    The School of Cultural Studies has good links wtih local media centres and Bristol's cutural scene is rich and exciting, too. The city has independent media and cultural centres such as the Watershed, the Cube and the Arnolfini as well as the usual multiplexes, and a renowned music and club culture. A broad range of other cultural activities are available, including the famous Bristol Old Vic theatre and museums such as the Commonwealth and Empire Museum.

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