London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

Explore the relationship between the media and culture, identity and lifestyle, and globalisation with this exciting contemporary degree. Combining media production and analysis, you'll study various types of media including television, film, the internet, the press, and popular music as well as the cultures and economics of global media, social media and media audiences. You will be taught by world'leading researchers in their field, with regular lectures and presentations from industry experts and practitioners, providing you with excellent employability skills. Graduates can find careers within fields such as advertising, digital media, education, market research, media production and management, public relations and publishing. Added value: We organise regular lectures and presentations by industry experts and practitioners and educational visits to the London Film Festival.

Course Modules

Year 1 topics include: media genres; media theory; media history; new media technologies and cultures. Year 2 topics include: cultural industries; media, citizens and communities; television studies (theory and practice); digital culture; youth, culture and media; crime and the media; media audiences. Year 3 topics include: media and communications dissertation; international communications; media, culture and identity; world cinema: Hollywood and beyond; individuals, group and media; narratives; analysing popular music; media power and politics; media and communications work placement.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)
4 - 6 years
Part Time Day
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 28
  • Tariff 112
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 114
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • Course specific