Media Culture and Identity

We collaborate closely with leading arts venues, major cultural institutions and industry professionals and, by studying in the UK’s capital, you’ll have access to the heart of Britain’s vibrant arts community.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Media Culture and Identity

Degree Duration

3 years :



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Degree Overview

Exploring current debates about culture, and considering how the media can bring about social, cultural and political change, this degree gives you a deeper insight into how people engage with different media forms such as television, radio, print, digital communication, advertising and social media. You will consider the relationship between media and society, drawing on other disciplines such as sociology, political science and cultural studies, and be introduced to key approaches to analysing the media-society relationship, while engaging critically and creatively with media and identity. All students also have the option to do a work placement in the creative industries.

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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

You could work in media, research, advertising, public relations, charity, government, or for an arts, culture or social change organisation.

Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employers.

Graduate salaries for Roehampton Journalism and Media degrees are the 5th highest in London. (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2020 results, one year after graduation).