Media and Communication

Dynamically and carefully designed course that will provide you with practical research skills and critical perspectives in media, television and cultural studies to set you up for a career in the industry.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Media and Communication

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

Degree Overview

The media and communication industry has a widespread influence on the world around us, and this degree course helps enable you to be a part of that revolution.

By studying both the theory and practice of media and communications, this course can equip you with the skills and insights required to be successful in the media environment.

This can enable you to progress into diverse careers in sectors such as PR, journalism, marketing, entertainment, international relations, politics and education.

A modern focus in the teaching of this course enables students to adapt to changes and developments in industry and proficiently use the most up-to-date technology.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

DMU's communication, cultural and media studies has been ranked joint first in the UK for the proportion of its research outputs, rated as world leading (4*) in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, the most recent evaluation of its kind.

100% of our summer 2017 graduates from this course are in work or further study ( Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17). Graduates have gone on to work for leading companies such as Universal Pictures, Mentorn Media and AKQA.

This course gives you the option to enhance and build your professional skills to progress within your chosen career through a placement. Our dedicated team offer a range of careers resources and opportunities so you can start planning your future.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.