Ranked 1st for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2023, and 4th in the UK for journalism by The Guardian for 2023.

From traditional to digital media, our communications and media degrees will prepare you to make your career in this fascinating sector.

You might want to work in radio, edit a magazine, break stories in a bustling newsroom, or bring brands to life on social media. Whatever your ambition, we will give you the skills to source great stories and tell them your way.

You'll collaborate with students on other courses and create your work using industry-grade facilities, from radio studios, broadcast newsrooms, video and photography studios to high-spec digital media suites. Learn more about our facilities.

Our courses have strong links with leading media figures who will offer you professional insights, and you'll benefit from work experience opportunities with television companies, radio stations, PR agencies and fashion brands.

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Careers in
Communication & Media

Graduates from our communications and media degrees go on to a wide range of roles, including:

  • Television post-production
  • Media content production
  • Marketing
  • Corporate communications
  • Copywriting
  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Magazine editing
  • Web design
  • Exhibition design
Lauren Bean
Lauren Bean

"I definitely enjoy the hands-on aspects of the course, like creating a comedy sketch or short documentary. I really enjoy the freedom - we can do our own thing and take charge, giving us a more realistic sense of what the industry is like." Lauren Bean, BA (Hons) Television & Media Production