Contemporary Media Cultures BA (Hons)

University of the Arts London

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( 3.8) 640 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE P301
This explores what it means to study media and culture in a contemporary context. Explore the role that media, cultural and creative processes play in shaping today’s world. The course draws on a range of new academic perspectives and combines them with the making of media, such as film, photography, journalistic writing and web-based content. The course offers practical elements designed specifically to help you develop your critical thinking, by putting your ideas into practice and prepares... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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121st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
84th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
27th

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Media Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 88 = 12% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2019

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Previous study
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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Media Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
44%
English Literature
27%
Film Studies
20%
Photography
19%
Art & Design
17%

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Latest Communication / Media reviews

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Stevie
09 Jan 19

Love it. Although it is starting to get busy and my time management is...
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08 Jan 19

perfect, although I wish tutors would teach technical...

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University of the Arts London
CompUniGuide ranking
84th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
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University of the Arts London (UAL) is made up of six world renowned creative Colleges, across 14 sites around the capital. The Colleges are: Camberwell College of Arts Central Saint Martins Chelsea College of Arts London College of Communication London College of Fashion Wimbledon College of Arts The university specialises in art, design, communication, fashion, screen, media and performing arts. Many well-known people were once students at the university before embarking upon fame and success, with past graduates including Alexander McQueen, Jimmy Choo, Ian McKay, Quentin Blake, Ralph Fiennes and Mike Leigh. The UAL alumni network is full of well-known supporters of the university, including Rachel Stevens, Erin O’Connor and Russell Brand.

Where you'll study

University of the Arts London

Elephant & Castle
London
Southwark
SE1 6SB United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Elephant & Castle  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Elephant & Castle  0.1 miles away

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