Media, Culture and Journalism BA (Hons)

University of South Wales

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( 4.2) 1727 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE PP35
This media, culture and journalism degree focuses on the relationship between the media, society and culture, and its role in understanding who we are. Mixing theory with the chance to develop strong and focused practical skills, we’ll give you a real insight into how the media works. Thanks to this mix, our graduates have in-depth subject knowledge and strong analytical skills that are valued in the media and the creative and cultural industries.Those teaching on our theory-based modules are... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
26th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
107th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
35th

Start date and duration

Start date
16-SEP-19
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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

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

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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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
60%
Film Studies
21%
English Literature
20%
History
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,600 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Cultural Studies reviews

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Molly-Ann Hopkin
19 Oct 18

Media, Culture and Journalism BA (Hons)

Good experience so far, really enjoy university and glad I have come. University has given me independence, confidence...
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Izzy Davies
24 Oct 16

Media, Culture and Journalism BA (Hons)

Really engaging and enjoyable, a range of things to take part in and there's always help and advice for everyone....

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How Cultural Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 3.4) 7 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 42%
3 star 57%
2 star 0%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,727 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 40%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of South Wales
CompUniGuide ranking
107th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
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The University of South Wales (USW) is one of the largest universities in the UK, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. With campuses throughout south Wales, in Pontypridd, Cardiff and Newport, students can enjoy city life, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside. USW Newport is based in the heart of the city centre, USW Cardiff is home to creative industries students and USW Pontypridd is made up of two sites: Treforest and Glyntaff. Students across each location enjoy a busy Students’ Union, with plenty of sports teams, clubs and societies to choose from. There are also Halls of Residence available at each location. There’s plenty of support on offer, from a Careers and Employability Service to a Student Money Advice Team.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

University Of South Wales
Adam Street
Cardiff
CF24 2FN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cardiff Queen Street  0.1 miles away

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