What will I learn?

Embedded into our everyday lives, the media plays a powerful role within society. Consequently, the importance of studying and understanding the subject has never been more vital. This distinctive Media and Communications degree combines theoretical analysis of media, such as film, TV, gaming and music with practical skills in digital media, media writing and journalism. With Cardiff placed as the second largest media centre outside of London, the degree is ideally placed to embed employability skills, allowing you to combine theoretical perspectives with practical vocational skills. You will graduate with strong communication and analytical skills that are highly valued in today's employment market. This Media and Communications BA will enable you to not only develop your critical understanding, but to also gain professional knowledge of various media industries. You will be encouraged to follow your passion throughout the degree, focusing on a creative industry that interests you, such as fashion, film, gaming, marketing, music, PR Sport and TV. You will gain an understanding of how the media industry is organised from a local, national and global perspective, while the course will guide you on how to establish yourself as a media practitioner. Your own personal and professional development are at the core of the programme that will provide you with a foundation on which to build your career.

Which department am I in?

Department of Humanities

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,474) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Cardiff Met - Cyncoed

Cardiff Metropolitan University,

Cyncoed Road,

Cardiff,

CF23 6XD, Wales

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,000.00 (US$ 17,474) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Cardiff Met - Cyncoed

Cardiff Metropolitan University,

Cyncoed Road,

Cardiff,

CF23 6XD, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

80 points to include grades CC

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Cardiff Metropolitan University

The university has been ranked as number one in the UK for overall international student support for an incredible six times.

  • Ranked number one in Wales by Students on Uni Compare Top 10
  • Global Top 15 University for International Student Support
  • Short-listed for University of the Year 2021 by THE
  • 95% of graduates enter employment or study within 6 months

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