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Contemporary MediaCity Campus
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Location: City Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 18 months
Intl fees: £13650
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Designed in conjunction with professional broadcasters and taught by media professionals, this multi-disciplinary course combines intellectual knowledge with practical experience to give you the necessary understanding and skills to work in the constantly changing media industry. The course consists of carefully designed modules giving you an in-depth understanding of the essential elements of contemporary media, including different television genres, popular drama, news, radio, print, public relations and corporate and educational forms through differing practical approaches. You will learn th essential technical skills of self-shooting, editing and directing as well as the role of press, PR and marketing. You will have the opportunity to choose from either an industry placement within an organisation, or a professional practice module where you will produce a piece of media text, for example a television or radio production.
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You should have a good Honours degree (2:1 or above) in a relevant subject (eg. Media, Communications, PR, Journalism), but candidates with first degrees in other Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Business subjects will also be considered. Substantial relevant experience or professional qualifications can substitute for graduate status. You should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each area)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Wolverhampton.