Media Communications and Publishing BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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Course info

UCAS CODE PP34
Media CommunicationsExplore how the platforms, audiences and representations of the global media industries transform society for the better, and learn to communicate new ideas to audiences.You’ll explore the relationships between media audiences and representations, between media industries and creative practices. Engaging with media businesses, charities and digital agencies, you’ll graduate with the media and communications skills needed to rethink the media as a force for change.Shaped by ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
102nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
93rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
66th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
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 - 85 = 15% 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
£18,000

Publishing

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Publishing graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Publishing graduate salary
£17,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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

Publishing

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
59%
Media Studies
30%
English Language
28%
History
21%
English Language & Literature
17%

Media Studies

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
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Communication Studies reviews

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Student Reviewer
26 May 21

Graphic Communication BA (Hons)

In the three years here, I have learnt to broaden my skills and learn new techniques such as developing my own film or...
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Ellen
16 Jan 20

Media Communications and Publishing BA (Hons)

University hasn’t been up and down but it’s been really interesting entering adult hood and organising your living...

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How Communication Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 30 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 60%
3 star 6%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,057 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 60%
3 star 19%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
Bath Spa University
CompUniGuide ranking
93rd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Bath Spa University is based in one of the world's most beautiful and forward-looking cities, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. With campuses in and around Bath, the university is at the heart of a thriving region with industry-leading businesses and a rich artistic, creative and cultural scene. This makes graduating from Bath Spa University a truly unique experience, and a highly regarded qualification which is a huge asset in the search for employment or further study. Bath Spa University has a long heritage of providing quality education, originally established as the Bath School of Art in 1852, and has since broadened the scope of its courses to include degree programs in art, design, performance, music, media, education, humanities, science, and business.

Where you'll study

Bath Spa University

Newton Park Bath
Bath And North East Somerset
BA2 9BN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oldfield Park  1.6 miles away

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