Media, in all their variety, play an increasingly significant role in all aspects of our personal, social and professional lives. Understanding the media enables us not only to understand ourselves, our culture and the societies in which we live, but also helps us to understand the many opportunities that exist for employment in the creative and communication industries. The media landscape evolves rapidly, and this makes the study of what we do with our phones, tablets and other devices an exciting and constantly developing field.
Studying with us, you will:
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You will typically take three modules each semester. Modules usually entail between two and three hours classroom-based teaching, with supplementary online tasks when appropriate. Teaching takes a variety of forms including lectures, interactive seminars and workshops. All staff members are available for one-to one tutorials to ensure that your studies are on track. Most modules will also involve some specified independent tasks and/or set readings. You will also be expected to engage in independent self-directed study.
There is a wide range of module choices on the Media Degree. For example:
All teaching takes place on City Campus. Teaching rooms are all well equipped with data-projectors. The library is extremely well stocked, and increasingly appropriate literature is available in digital form.
Extensive use is made of on-line learning environments, which will provide you with easily accessible recourses and facilities to support and enhance your study.
Many of the media team are leading academics in their field and are widely recognised for their publications and research. Other members of staff have a background of working in the media and creative industries.
“I enjoyed my Media Degree for various reasons. I primarily enjoyed the course because I learned a great deal about the global significance of the media, and also how the media represents different cultural identities. I enjoyed doing presentations and the freedom to research what interested me in my final year. The teaching staff are very helpful I found and if I had any problems were always there to speak to.” - Media Graduate.
Students will develop a range of research and analytical skills that are required not only in the creative and media industries, but also more generally contribute to their employability prospects in the public and private sectors. Graduates in Media have taken up a wide variety of careers including: working in radio, television, journalism and marketing, as well as various management and communication roles in retail, business and local government. The degree in Media provides an excellent foundation for continuing studies at a post-graduate level, such as our own MA in Contemporary Media.
At the end of the course you will be able to:
In addition you will gain a number of skills such as the ability to effectively communicate in both written and spoken forms and too use social network sites and other digital platforms to enhance your profile and thereby increasing your employability prospects.
Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.
Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course.
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The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
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