Media Communications and Sociology (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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Course info

UCAS CODE S150
Develop your knowledge of the media and creative industries, through this Media Communications course. You’ll develop in-depth knowledge of the theories, debates and professional practices that underpin the study of media.The course offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills, alongside your ability to critically analyse local, national and global media production. You’ll graduate with the critical, cultural and creative skills necessary to participate as a global citizen in the ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
102nd / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
105th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
61st

Start date and duration

Start date
26-SEP-22
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 - 89 = 11% 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

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Music
39%
Sociology
31%
Psychology
24%
English Literature
21%
History
16%

Media Studies

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The standard Year 1 Tuition fee is £9,250 for 2021/22 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2022/23 entry. During the placement year, the fee is reduced to 20% of the full time fee..

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Students from Channel Islands
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£14,720 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The standard Year 1 Tuition fee is £14,720 for 2021/22 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2022/23 entry. During the placement year, the fee is reduced to 20% of the full time fee..

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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,055 reviews

5 star 17%
4 star 60%
3 star 20%
2 star 3%
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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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