Media Studies and Media and Communication - Why Us - University of Derby

Media Studies and Media and Communication

Media and Communication “My uni years were the best years of my life. Being a student is all about self-discovery and figuring out the type of person you want to be.” Nikki Aaron, News anchor

Our Media and Communication courses introduce you to the theoretical and critical study of the moving image. You'll develop an in-depth understanding of media and communication using a variety of disciplines including cultural studies, history, politics and psychology, whilst learning about the practical skills required for a career in this field.

BA (Hons) Media and Communication*

  • Develop an understanding of the media industries and their trends and explore multi media platforms and the latest technologies
  • Benefit from our strong links with employers such as independent film producers, radio stations and newspapers which can offer you vital work experience
  • Work on live projects in the publishing, journalism and web and print media industries

Media Studies (Joint Honours)

  • Combine Media Studies with another subject to make a varied Joint Honours degree
  • Work on live projects in the media industry
  • Career prospects in TV, radio, web media, research, production or teaching