About the courseThis course will provide you with the academic skills to understand and analyse the media and provide you with the practical skills to work within it. The aim of the course is to enable you to become an effective media communicator and analyst. You will explore and examine critically at aspects of the media (radio, film, television, press, media institutions, new media technologies) to understand how they work and their role in our lives. You will choose a practical area (radio, online media, journalism) and move from a basic to a broader production experience. You will also produce a special project, choosing either to create a portfolio of work, or to write a dissertation on an aspect of the media that you would like to explore in more depth.The course aims to produce students with a well-rounded understanding of the way the media works and how it shapes our understanding of the world. It also aims to produce students with good communication and research skills, which are essential in most careers.
English language requirements
Academic entry requirements
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meetin
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AboutThe University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. The university has roots from 1882, however, it gained university status in 1992 as University of Luton. Then changed the name to the University of Bedfordshire in 2006 by the approval of the Privy Council by merging the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University.
The university is sprawled across six campuses; there are 4 campuses in Bedfordshire, in Luton and Bedford, 2 campuses in Buckinghamshire, in Aylesbury (for the students of Midwifery and Nursing) and in Milton Keynes (for business studies, telecommunications and electronic engineering). The university had entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and had achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7 percent internationally.
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Our Luton campus is located right in the heart of the town centre boasting our brand-new STEM Building, seven-storey Library and Postgraduate & CPD Centre, as well as an array of fantastic modern facilities to support each of the courses on offer. These include the Media Arts Centre hosting our broadcast television and digital radio studios, extensive STEM Laboratories & Workshops, a Moot Court, Business Pods, Healthcare Simulation Suites and our Campus Gym. For our Art & Design students we have the Alexon Building - a former fashion house based in the centre of Lutons Cultural Quarter, which contains studio space spanning across three floors with each course having their own designated areas including the fashion and photography studios. At the heart of our Luton campus is the Campus Centre where alongside a large lecture theatre and study rooms you can find our Careers Centre, Student Information Desk and other Student Support Services. It is also the place to build your social life, with Café Neo and our Students’ Union in the Metro Bar & Kitchen, home to Starbucks Coffee and a range of tasty food & drink while hosting regular live music, DJ nights and student events.