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Your first semester critically engages with key theories and the second focuses on developing your analytical, investigative and practical skills. During the final part of this Media and Culture course at Leeds Beckett University, you will complete a major independent project.

Your modules offer perspectives on a broad range of topics in relation to the study of media and culture, such as the effect of globalisation on media consumption, the impact new media platforms have had upon fandom, and how cultural identities are marginalised through mediatized images.

Work will be evaluated via a range of innovative assessment methods, including pitching your work to industry experts. You will learn collaboratively through seminars, guest lectures and workshops, with a wealth of opportunities to give your learning real-world context. Our academic staff's professional experience will ensure your expertise meets the expectations of potential employers.

Careers

You will develop a variety of transferable skills and build professional networks that will enable you to progress in industry, move into a new sector or set up your own venture. Alongside your major independent project, your proven critical analysis skills will create roles across a variety of industries, including television, cultural development, mobile technology management, journalism, marketing and events management.

  • PR practitioner
  • Journalist
  • Game designer

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • The Art of Investigation
  • Theory into Practice
  • Media & Cultural Theory
  • Major Project
  • Contested Cultures of Difference
  • Therapy Cultures
  • Mobile Media Cultures
  • Everyday Monsters
  • Online Journalism
  • Art as Media
  • Music & Mediation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

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    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Media, Humanities or Social Sciences, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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    11500 GBP/year
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    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

There are ways you may be able to fund your course. Here are a few options:
  • Gain sponsorship from a Government body in your country
  • Apply for a Commonwealth or Chevening Scholarship 
  • A Leeds Beckett Scholarship to cover some of your course fees
Find out more by visiting university website.

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