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London Metropolitan University

Media and Public Relations

UCAS Code: N501

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

Typical offer BBC (112 points from three or more A levels).

Access to HE Diploma

D:6,M:24,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject is acceptable for entry. You will need 60 credits overall with 6 credits with Distinction and 24 at Merit, and level 2 passes in Communication units. QAA accredited course required.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

A minimum of 15 points at the higher level and a minimum of 4 points in English.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,D,D

A minimum of 114 UCAS tariff points to include four passes at Higher level.

UCAS Tariff

112
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

4 years | Part-time day | 2019

Subject

Marketing

**Why study this course?**Discover your place in the media and public relations field with this exciting contemporary degree. The Media and Public Relations BA is designed to give you an outstanding experience and understanding of the media and public relations industries, including hands-on experience of video production, television production and photographic work. The degree with equip you with the practical knowledge and insight to forge your career in media and public relations, taking personal responsibility for creative projects, and for crafting the media message.**More about this course**The Media and Public Relations BA combines London Metropolitan Universitys world leading expertise in the media and media industries with career-focused study of public relations.Understanding the media is critical to developing the skills to use media as part of public and media relations strategies. In this degree youll explore the relationship between the media and public relations practice to develop a critical and vocationally-focused approach.The degree programme is designed to equip you with practical skills in media production and the ability to take these skills into commercial marketing contexts. Youll gain hands-on practice based learning with our first-class media resources including video and television production, as well classroom based grounding in the media industries and corporate environments. Youll learn how to operate a camera, budget a marketing campaign and manage a creative team. Option modules enable you to specialise in specific parts of the media or commercial industry and your final project will enable you to demonstrate your skills and expertise to employers.The course is supported by trips and visits, guest lectures and various other activities.

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Introduction to Public Relations (core, 30 credits)
Media Genres (core, 30 credits)
Media Histories (core, 30 credits)
Social Media Businesses (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Advertising Concepts Theory and Practice (core, 30 credits)
Researching Media Audiences (core, 15 credits)
Television Studies (core, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 1 (alternative core, 15 credits)
Learning through Work (alternative core, 15 credits)
Consumer Public Relations (option, 15 credits)
Crime and the Media (option, 15 credits)
Documentary Photography and Photography Journalism (option, 15 credits)
Youth Culture and the Media (option, 15 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Media, Culture and Identity (core, 30 credits)
Media, Power and Politics (core, 15 credits)
Public Relations in Practice (core, 15 credits)
Marketing and Communications Project (alternative core, 30 credits)
Media and Communication Dissertation (alternative core, 30 credits)
Analysing Popular Music (option, 15 credits)
Globalisation and the Media (option, 15 credits)
Managing Corporate Reputation (option, 15 credits)
Situation Comedies (option, 15 credits)

Assessment methods

You’ll be assessed through coursework, reports, practice based work such as filming projects or poster presentation and essays. There are a limited number of formal exams on the degree.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Holloway

Department:

Creative Technologies and Digital Media

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

72%
low
Marketing

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Marketing

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
84%
Staff are good at explaining things
76%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
78%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
84%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
64%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


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Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Marketing

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