You will have opportunities to meet people from businesses in your field, undertake work placements and learn topics, skills and knowledge that are directly applicable to the workplace. We invite guest speakers, such as TV presenter and fashion expert Gok Wan, to give you the chance to learn directly and with whom you can network. You will also have access to our dedicated careers team who will help you build your CV, prepare for interview, and the like. 100% of our film and photography graduates are in work or further study after six months (Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey 2018).
Brand new facilities opening spring 2020
Our brand new £13 million Sir David Bell Media Centre opens in Spring 2020, providing state-of-the-art facilities for students in Media, Culture and Language. It houses film studios and editing suites, newsrooms that replicate real working environments, resources for photography and digital media, and a cinema with almost 100 seats. There are also creative spaces for you to use for group or independent study as well as digital media facilities with Mac computers and professional software.
Be on the doorstep of central London
The University is on the doorstep of central London, home to some of the country’s leading media and creative companies. Our students make full use of everything the city offers, with graduate shows at the Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, film screenings that have previously been hosted at both the British Film Institute on Southbank and Riverside Studios in Hammersmith and formed press teams covering high profile speakers at Wimbledon Bookfest.
Be taught by industry experts
You will be taught by inspiring academics and professional experts. Many members of our Department have either come from the professional world or still work in the creative industries and media. They have exhibited work at Venice Biennale, advised companies like Netflix and work with organisations such as Unilever, BBC Reuters and the Financial Times. This means what you will stay abreast of current knowledge and developments in your industry and what you learn will be relevant to your career, helping you to graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.
We offer the following undergraduate courses in Media, Culture and Language:
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