Media & Communication including Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Kingston University

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Course info

UCAS CODE P900
**Why choose this course?**Do you want to see how the media industry works in real life? This course explores the production and consumption of media and cultural objects like art, film, television, music and literature. It looks at how these media channels shape our ways of communicating. On the course youll examine the medias role in todays society, economy and politics, and develop practical skills in digital media.We were ranked at number 18 in the UK (out of 87) for media and film in the ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
126th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
100th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
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 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
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
58%
English Literature
24%
History
19%
Sociology
18%
Photography
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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£13,500 per year
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More info: Foundation year: £13,500 Year 1 (2021/22): £13,500 or £15,000 Year 2 (2022/23): £13,900 or £15,400 Year 3 (2023/24): £14,300 or £15,800.

International Students
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Latest Communication Studies reviews

Communication Studies
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Student Reviewer
09 Mar 15

Marketing Communications and Advertising MA

Overall my experience has been good, and I like the versitality of my course, uni facilities are very good and guidance...

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How Communication Studies students rated:

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Student rating ( 3.8) 915 reviews

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Kingston University
CompUniGuide ranking
100th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
Everyone’s different. Thankfully. At Kingston University, welcoming difference is their greatest strength. They are committed to ensuring higher education is accessible to everyone and proudly champion alternative routes into university. They work closely with industry to create courses for tomorrow’s future, meaning your career is future-proofed, helping students put their academic knowledge into practice. This ensures when you leave, you’ll have the agility and problem solving skills you need to thrive in an ever-changing world. When you join Kingston University, you become part of one of four faculties. Each has their own distinctive character and feature a wide range of resources and facilities that will support your studies.

Where you'll study

Kingston University

Yorkon Building Kingston University Kingston upon Thames London
KT2 7LB United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Wimbledon  1.6 miles away Nearest train station: Norbiton  0.9 miles away

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