Media, Communication and Cultural Studies BA (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE PQL0
We offer an academically rigorous study of media and culture, covering three distinct areas: media, cultural studies, and professional practice. You will study the generation, circulation and promotion of information, and explore the role the media plays in shaping culture, identity and interpersonal communications.

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Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
50th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
23rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
24th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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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
46%
English Literature
28%
English Language
23%
Sociology
17%
Psychology
16%

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How Communication Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 14 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 50%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,222 reviews

5 star 33%
4 star 55%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Newcastle University
CompUniGuide ranking
23rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Newcastle University currently inspires the minds of 28,000 students from over 140 countries and exists to make the world a better place. Newcastle offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. This university will engage, challenge, support and motivate you to fulfil your potential and equip you for future career success. A founding member of the prestigious Russell Group and holder of TEF Gold status for teaching excellence, the University is a hub for world-class teaching, research and collaboration across all subjects. Newcastle University campus is right in the heart of the city with quick and easy transport links with the rest of the country. The city is surrounded by stunning coastal, heritage, and countryside attractions which can be reached in minutes via the local Metro rail system and public transport.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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