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BA (Hons)Media and Communications

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry
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Overview

Exposing you to relevant media theory, giving you basic skills in a variety of production modes in media, and connecting you with industry professional, we create an atmosphere that allows you to shape yourself as a creative-industries professional, equipped to understanding the processes behind the scenes of media companies and their impact on individuals and the world at large.
This course is designed to put you in a position where you understand and are able to navigate the world of media and communications studies as well as industries, both ever changing with an ever-quicker pace. We aim to deliver content that is timely, mindful of media industry’s development over time, to prepare you for its future.

Using our facilities and industry-standard equipment, you’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of multiple communications channels, in areas such as screen and mobile media, film and video, weblogs, social media, and PR.

Our experienced staff aim to connect you with industry professionals throughout your time at Coventry University, offering not only an opportunity to meet and engage with potential future clients and employers, but to shape your knowledge of the creative industries as they present themselves in real life.

Career opportunities

The creative media industries account for some of the most exciting and diverse careers available – you could go on to become a producer, technician, presenter, reporter, PR specialist, writer, editor or critic.

We take great pride in our outstanding track record of graduate success – with 97% of graduates in work or continuing their studies after six months, DHLE 2016/17, (published 2018). Our course places your future career at its core, preparing you professionally and providing substantial practical experience so you’re ready to launch a successful career in the media and cultural industries. It is designed to enable you to work for a range of media organisations, which may include the BBC, independent companies, global media organisations, or as a freelance/independent media manager, producer or researcher.

During your second year, the ‘Professional Experience’ module requires you to undertake four weeks of professionally based activity. Past students have worked in PR offices, TV broadcasting and creative production, radio stations and more. The School of Media and Performing Arts has a very long and impressive history of graduates who establish themselves in extremely high profile media and cultural employment, examples of which include: executive producer for many highly prestigious Hollywood films, executive producer for SYCO, director for BBC documentaries, DJs for national radio stations such as BBC Radio 6 and Virgin Radio, planners and creatives for a number prestigious London-based advertising agencies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States