BA (Hons) Media Studies and Production - BA (Hons) Degree
University of Ulster
School of Media Film & Journalism, Coleraine Campus, Cromore Road, Coleraine, BT52 1SA
Tel: 028 70324176
Head of School: Dr. Sarah Edge
School Secretary: Carol Kyle
In this course you will study the expanding world of media and popular culture in ways that will inspire your own media productions. You will be a student in one of the most highly respected and longest standing Media departments in the UK and Ireland, a department that can boast that it is one of the top 10 centres for media research in the UK. Our high academic standing is complemented by our television and radio studios, digital media production studios, professional editing suites and large range of outdoor recording equipment. In addition to the use of these outstanding facilities you will have the opportunity to take up work placements in the media industries, enter competitions and publicly exhibit your work.
In year one you will be introduced to key ideas in the study of media and popular culture as well as acquiring key skills training in all areas of media production like photography, photoimaging, video and sound.In year two you will undertake professional projects and live briefs, often pitching your ideas to media professionals and panels. You also undertake a short placement in the media or a realted area and attend guest lectures by media professionals. This will be accompanied by more advanced and specialist study of key media theories.
In year three you will specialise further and complete a major media production project in a chosen area such as scriptwriting, film, documentary, radio or photography.Your work will be exhibited in the School's End of Year Show. You will also attend a series of lectures by media professionals to examine your future options.You also complete a written dissertation and more specialist theory modules in areas like British Cinema and Social Media.