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Media Studies and Music BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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( 4.5) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE PW33
Media Studies: This exciting degree is aimed at students who want to study Media Studies, including: television and radio; film and video; digital media and computer games; professional writing; journalism; public relations; media practice. Skills and techniques learnt during the study and production of audio-visual material lie at the core of many of the key areas in the creative industries. This course will equip you with a solid grounding in the technical and practical skills required to ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Music
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
12th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
72nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
33rd

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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
£16,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£17,000

Music

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

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
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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
36%
English Literature
33%
Film Studies
25%
History
23%
English Language
21%

Music

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,000 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Media Studies reviews

Media Studies
SR
Student Reviewer
26 Feb 20

Media Studies BA (Hons)

My experience in Bangor has been amazing. I've loved every aspect of this university. From the beautiful landscapes...
G
Georgia
18 Feb 20

Media Studies BA (Hons)

I have been through many ups and downs through my time at university. I do admit that I have had some issues among my...

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How Media Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 26 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 31%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 2,671 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 28%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bangor University
CompUniGuide ranking
72nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
Bangor University achieved a Gold Award for ‘outstanding teaching’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based between the mountains and the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has around 10,000 students studying a wide range of subjects including Accounting & Finance, Forestry and Conservation, Psychology, Law, Music, Ocean Sciences, English Literature and Language, Medical Sciences, Nursing, and Zoology. Bangor University came within the top 10 in the University of the Year category at the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, and this success is reflected in comments left by our student reviewers, many of whom have nothing but great things to say about their entire time studying at Bangor. Bangor students on Whatuni say: “ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Amazing course, amazing location. Incredible lecturers, incredible facilities.

Where you'll study

Bangor University

Bangor University Bangor, Gwynedd
LL57 2DG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bangor   0.3 miles away

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