This interdisciplinary degree gives you the opportunity to explore sociological and communications theories alongside media practice, and to develop a critical analysis of media, communications and culture from historical and contemporary viewpoints. You'll be taught by some of the leading names in media, communications, cultural studies and sociology ' we write the books that are on your reading lists because they've actively shaped these disciplines. You'll have access to industry'standard practice facilities, including TV/film, radio and photography studios, digital video and audio editing suites, and animation software and hardware. You'll develop the practical and transferable skills that you can apply in the work place ' our recent graduates are now working as news readers, editors, journalists, producers and photographers. We regularly host debates and talks by international figures in media and cultural research; recent guests have included Danny Boyle, Gurinder Chadha and Noel Clark. By studying in the department you'll be working alongside academics who are leaders in their fields.
Year 1: Communications and signification; media, history and politics; culture and cultural studies; representation and textual analysis; modern knowledge/modern power; critical readings: the emergence of sociological rationality. Year 2: Cultures and communications; psychology of communications; contemporary issues in the cultural industries; central issues in sociological analysis; philosophy and methodology of social science; plus 1 option. Year 3: 4 options plus dissertation.
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- GCE A-level ABB
- Irish Leaving Certificates ABBBB
- European Baccalaureate 77%
- SQA Higher ABBBC
- SQA Advanced Higher ABC
- International Baccalaureate 34
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 89%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 75%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 75%
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Total Written: 38%
Total Coursework: 62%