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Media and Communications (subject to approval)

Queen Margaret University

Content

You will study theories of media and communications and debate the role of media in economics, politics and society. You will look at the role of publicity, propaganda and social campaigning, and you will learn about the artistic and creative digital work which shapes the societies we live in.

Year 1:
Media Industries 1; Core Concepts in Media and Communications; Media Analysis; Digital Content Creation/ Media Production: Skills and Techniques; Media Production: Video Project.

Year 2:
Media Industries 2; Popular Media Cultures; Media Client Project; Media Campaigning; Media Production: Digital Storytelling; Media Production: Online Journalism.

Year 3:
Media, Politics & Society; Independent Research Project; Persuasive Communication; Creative Entrepreneurship: Media and Film; and two options.

Year 4:
Modernity on Screen; Industry-based Learning; Dissertation and two options.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (standard entry) or BBCC (widening access entry) preferably including English or Media plus English and preferably Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

For entry to year 2 you must have 2 relevant Advanced Highers at BC plus Highers at BB (in different subjects).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA/BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

PP24

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Faculty

School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

Department

Film, Media and Communications

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR

Journalism

Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing