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Media, Society and Culture BA (Hons)

University of Leicester

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Course info

UCAS CODE PL33
Media and society have a complicated relationship. Why is this? It’s an increasingly important question, and one you’ll tackle through in-depth study of the key debates and theories that underpin it.Our BA in Media, Society and Culture is for those with a deep interest in the media but who are also keen to explore wider sociological questions, and who want to develop knowledge and skills relevant to jobs outside, as well as inside, the media arena.There is no better city than Leicester to ... 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.
74th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 - 4 Yea...
3 - 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 - 95 = 5% 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
£16,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£17,000

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, May 2021

Entry requirements
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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

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
36%
Psychology
36%
Sociology
35%
English Literature
31%
Law
18%

Media Studies

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£9,250 per year
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More info: Year Abroad: your fee will be £1,250 for that year..

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£9,250 per year
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More info: Year Abroad: your fee will be £1,250 for that year..

Students from EU EU Students
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£17,450 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: Year Abroad: £4,326.50, which is 25% of the full-time tuition fee. Fee mentioned is for 2020/2021 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2021/2022 entry..

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How Communication / Media students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 20 reviews

5 star 15%
4 star 70%
3 star 10%
2 star 5%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,068 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 59%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
University of Leicester
CompUniGuide ranking
38th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
Established in 1921, the University of Leicester is a highly regarded research-driven institution in the heart of the UK, with a 100-year heritage in delivering top-quality education. The university offers more than 150 different degree programmes across 30 subject areas. Courses are distributed across three academic colleges: College of Life Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Most courses include an optional year abroad in one of 27 countries worldwide. The University of Leicester has a diverse and inclusive population of around 20,000 students, of which approximately 4,000 are from overseas, representing over 80 countries globally. Students benefit from studying in a contemporary student-friendly city with a thriving cultural scene and one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK.

Where you'll study

University of Leicester

University Road Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leicester  0.4 miles away

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