Media and Communication BA (Hons)

University of Leicester

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Course info

UCAS CODE P910
The BA in Media and Communication is designed to provide you with an understanding of a wide range of contemporary issues related to the theory, development and practice of mass and interactive communication, both nationally and internationally. You will learn how news is produced and reported, and how media industries, politics, culture and society interact, as well as learning about a very wide range of media, from newspapers to Twitter, from Hollywood movies to reality TV. Today, the media... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
83rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
34th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
3 - 4 Yea...
3 - 4 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 - 99 = 1% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

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

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Media Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
52%
English Literature
35%
Psychology
21%
Sociology
20%
Film Studies
17%

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How Communication Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 10 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,012 reviews

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3 star 14%
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University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
34th
Student rating
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( 4.0)
At the heart of the UK, the University of Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Founded in 1921, the University is a 15 minute walk from Leicester city centre and just an hour away from London by train. There are more than 20,000 students and nearly 4,000 staff members. There are more than 30 different departments across the University, all of which offer a diverse range of programmes.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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