University of East London

Course Introduction

Choose Media Studies at UEL and: study and gain work experience in London, the capital of the media, digital and creative industries, follow an exciting, broad'ranging programme which will help you develop advanced skills in media production. Use state'of'the'art facilities, including fully'equipped Mac and PC labs, edit suites, a recording studio, radio station, and photography and darkroom facilities. Study in a lively, creative environment with an international, socially rich and culturally dynamic student population. Network with media professionals who can share their expertise and experience. Take advantage of our links with media industries and practitioners for work placements, projects, visits and talks. Take the opportunity to travel and study abroad at one of our international partner universities. Equip yourself with the specialist knowledge to work in a variety of media careers in television, film, journalism, advertising and public relations as well as in education, business, the arts and the information economy.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 80%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 85%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 97%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 5
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

22% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 98%

Total Practical: 2%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation